Lewisville ISD board approves contract to help with staffing shortage

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The contract with Stepping Stones Contracted Services for the 2021-22 school year will address an existing staffing shortage in Lewisville ISD. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The contract with Stepping Stones Contracted Services for the 2021-22 school year will address an existing staffing shortage in Lewisville ISD. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Lewisville Independent School District board of trustees voted unanimously during its Sept. 13 meeting to contract with Stepping Stones Contracted Services for the 2021-22 school year to address an existing staffing shortage.

The contract permits Stepping Stones, a staffing services organization, to provide four teachers and 10 paraprofessionals to fill high-need vacancies within the district. According to meeting notes, the cost for a teacher will be $480 per day while paraprofessionals will cost the district $225 each per day.


Stepping Stones already had an existing relationship with the district as an approved vendor.


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