Employee Resources

  • FWISD Students Enjoy New Playground Thanks To Community Effort

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/25/2022

    Students at Fort Worth ISD’s Worth Heights Elementary School are enjoying a new playground, thanks to a recent donation from nonprofit Carter’s Kids and American Airlines, and help from the Worth Heights community. startstory

    Read more about the new play space and what’s being done to achieve playground equity across the District in this recent Fort Worth Star-Telegram article.

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  • District Accepts Photos For Sub City Gallery

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/25/2022

    Are you a Fort Worth ISD employee who has recently been asked to serve as a substitute in our District's schools?sub

    We invite you to share photos of your experience at Inside@fwisd.org. Your photo could appear in the Sub City gallery on the District website.

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  • FWISD Is Now Operating Five COVID Test Sites for Employees, Students

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/24/2022

    New Times Will Expand Test Availability

     

    Beginning immediately, there are now FIVE Fort Worth ISD COVID testing sites for employees and students – and times of operation are being greatly expanded.   Each location is open one day a week and performs rapid/antigen testing only.testing

    Goodside Health and Fort Worth ISD have partnered to provide COVID-19 testing for students and staff at the Fort Worth ISD Family Resource Centers. To participate in the FWISD COVID-19 Testing Plan*, students and staff are required to register for the Goodside Health SchoolMed program.

     

    Here is the link: https://www.fwisd.org/Page/27283

     

    Mondays:  10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    FWISD Transportation Center

    6300 Wichita St.,

    Fort Worth, Texas 76119

     

    Tuesdays: 2- 6 p.m.

    Riverside Family Resource Center

    1550 Bolton St.,

    Fort Worth, Texas 76111

     

    Wednesdays: 2 – 6 p.m.

    Forest Oak Family Resource Center

    3250 Pecos St.,

    Fort Worth, Texas 76119

     

    Thursdays: 2 – 6 p.m.

    Northside Family Resource Center (J.P. Elder Middle School)

    2011 Prospect Ave.,

    Fort Worth, Texas 76164

     

    Fridays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    FWISD Family Action Center

    5500 Norris St.

    Fort Worth, Texas 76119

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  • FWISD Fort Worth Technology Conference Registration Still Open: Registration Deadline is 8 a.m. Saturday

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/21/2022 2:30:00 PM

    There is still time to register for Fort Worth ISD’s 17th annual Fort Worth Technology Conference (FWTC) this Saturday, Jan. 22. To register, visit www.fwisd.org/fwtc prior to the start of the conference. Don’t miss out on opportunities to learn technological techniques, earn FLEX credit, prizes, and giveaways for attending.fwtc

    Join the more than 700 registrants who are ready to participate in this free all-day virtual experience empowering educators with tools to use technology for teaching and learning in the classroom. FWTC is open to FWISD employees and educators in surrounding school districts.

    Upon registering, participants will receive an email with information on how to access the keynote presentations, sessions, and other important information. On the day of the conference, a FWISD Education Technology staffer will be available via Google Meet to answer questions and assist participants having trouble logging onto the available sessions.

    The fun begins on YouTube with a live keynote delivered by Ken Shelton, an ISTE Digital Equity PLN 2018 Excellence Award winner and 20-year educator, educational technology influencer and innovator.

    FWTC offers something for everyone. More than 80 synchronous sessions, available via Google Classroom, will provide innovative and engaging technology strategies for classroom use. Most sessions will be recorded and available on demand via the FWTC website after the conference.

    FWISD employees attending the conference are encouraged to log in through their District Google account to receive up to six hours in teacher-selected FLEX credit. District employees will receive credit for attending the keynote by listening for a secret word shared by the speaker and using the word to complete the Keynote Attendance Form. A link to the form will be provided during the keynote presentation.

    FWTC participants are also eligible for approximately 20 Chromebooks, iPads, gift cards, Bluetooth speakers, other tech gadgets and swag throughout the conference.

    For additional details, visit www.fwisd.org/fwtc or email edtech@fwisd.org.

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  • AHHS Cheer Among Top Coed Squad in State

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/21/2022

    Fort Worth ISD’s Arlington Heights High School Cheer is among the top 10 squads in the state.ahhs

    The squad competed in the 2022 UIL Spirit State Championships last week, Jan. 13-15, in Fort Worth and finished ninth in the Coed finals competition.

    Kimberly Lopez is the Head Cheer Coach at Arlington Heights.

    Congratulations to the Arlington Heights High School Cheer squad.

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  • I.M. Terrell Dance Ensemble Performs as Special Guests Artists of Dallas Black Dance Theatre

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/21/2022

    The dance ensemble at Fort Worth ISD’s I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA recently performed as special guest artists of the Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT).reyes

    The performance was part of the company’s Dancing Beyond Borders West presentation.

    An encore performance was available for viewing on the Dallas Black Dance Theatre website over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend.

    The I.M. Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA Dance Ensemble is led by Christen Reyes. Ms. Reyes, FWISD's  2021 Broadway at the Bass Chair for Teaching Excellence in Dance and Theater, previously served as the artistic assistant, a dancer, and assistant to the rehearsal director with the DBDT: Encore! company.dance

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  • Inside FWISD -- January 20, 2022

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/20/2022 1:30:00 PM

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    Colleagues,

    In our latest edition of Inside FWISD, you will find information about:

    • FWISD Board of Education Approves Special Election For District 4 Vacant Seat
    • New Single-Member Districts Boundary Map Adopted: Community Input Helps Guide Redrawing of Single-Member District Boundaries
    • Technology Deploys Districtwide Windows Update
    • FWISD Now Accepting Campus Administrator Applications Through Friday
    • Fort Worth Technology Conference Registration Deadline is 8 a.m. Saturday
    • Billy W. Sills Lecture Series Resumes Saturday
    • Submit Your Substitute Photos to the District’s Gallery Today
    • Photos of the Week: FWISD’s Fourth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 
    • Video of the Week: Drone Technology Engages FWISD Students

    Look  for more stories and information about and for FWISD employees on the Inside FWISD blog

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  • FWISD To Offer On-the-Spot Letters of Intent, Signing Bonuses at Virtual Teacher Hiring Fair This Weekend

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/20/2022

    Are you a student teacher or a substitute teacher looking to become a full-time educator? Or a veteran educator looking for a fresh start? YOU belong here in the Fort Worth ISD.teacher

    On-the-spot letters of intent and signing bonuses are among the offerings available to qualified prospective teacher candidates at Fort Worth ISD’s Virtual Teacher Hiring Fair this Saturday, Jan. 22.

    Fort Worth ISD is hiring for the following positions:

    • Elementary school teacher
    • Middle school teacher
    • High school teacher
    • Special education teacher

    Prospective candidates are urged to register by noon Thursday, Jan. 20, to be considered for an interview. Eligible applicants will receive an invitation to interview at a designated time before a panel of hiring managers and campus principals.

    FWISD’s starting teacher salary is $58,000. Combined with a one-time signing bonus and annual stipends, first-year teachers can earn an annual salary of $69,500.

    For additional information, visit www.fwisd.org/careers

     

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  • Campus Teacher of the Year Deadline Approaches

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/20/2022

    Fort Worth ISD campus principals have until Friday, Jan. 28 to submit the name of their Campus Teacher of the Year winner to the Community and Strategic Partnerships Department.ctoy

    Principals recently received a nomination form to accept nominations from their campus teachers. The nominees’ names are placed on ballots for voting, providing an opportunity for teachers to vote for one of their peers. This is a time to showcase teachers who positively impact their schools and whose efforts have inspired students, colleagues and community.

    The 2021-2022 Campus Teacher of the Year award honors exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable and skilled teachers. Honorees will be recognized later this spring with a special reception sponsored by Central Market, with door prizes provided by numerous community partners. Campus Teachers of the Year winners are encouraged to then apply for the District Teacher of the Year award.

    Campus principals with additional questions about the Campus Teacher of the Year selection process are encouraged to refer to a recent memorandum included in the Principal’s Packet or contact Peg Murphy, Community and Strategic Partnerships Director at peg.murphy@fwisd.org.

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  • FWISD Board Of Education Approves Special Election For District 4 Vacant Seat

    Posted by Fort Worth ISD on 1/19/2022 2:00:00 PM

    On Jan. 18, the Fort Worth ISD Board of Education voted unanimously to hold a special election to fill the District 4 seat left vacant following the Nov. 5 passing of District 4 trustee Daphne Brookins.votingbooth

    The special election is scheduled for May 7, 2022. Only qualified voters residing in District 4 will be eligible to vote for a new District 4 single member to serve the remainder of the four-year term set to expire in 2025.

    Early voting hours and locations, as well as Election Day polling locations, will be determined by the board at a later meeting.

    Interested candidates must reside within the district boundaries for six (6) months prior to the final day to file. The final day to file is March 7, 2022, by 5 p.m.

    The FWISD Board of Education also voted to approve a joint election agreement with the Tarrant County Elections Administration to conduct the election. Services provided by the Tarrant County Elections Administration will include overseeing polling site location, equipment, judges, clerks, training of appropriate personnel, and other associated services.

     
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