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FWISD Trustees to Host Lone Star Governance Community Forums

General Public Invited - Forums Will All Be Online


Community Forums The Fort Worth ISD Board of Education will hold a series of virtual community forums April 5-8 to share with the public how they are focusing on Lone Star Governance to improve student outcomes. Each night will focus on a specific stakeholder group.

Lone Star Governance (LSG) is a continuous-improvement model for governing teams, or boards in collaboration with their superintendents. LSG provides coaching and support that intensely focuses on the five pillars of the Texas Framework for School Board Development:

  • Vision
  • Accountability
  • Structure
  • Advocacy
  • Unity

Working in teams, trustees will explain the role of Board members, their goals and commitments, and they will field some audience questions delivered via the Chat section of Zoom.

The Community Forums are scheduled for:

  • Monday, April 5, 6 pm to 7 pm for Elementary Schoolstakeholders
    • Hosted by Board 2nd Vice President Quinton “Q” Phillips, Trustee Ashley Paz and Trustee Norman Robbins
  • Tuesday, April 6, 6 pm to 7 pm for Middle School stakeholders
    • Hosted by Board President Jacinto Ramos, Jr., 1st Vice President Tobi Jackson, and Trustee Daphne Brookins
  • Wednesday, April 7, 6 pm to 7 pm for High School stakeholders
    • Hosted by Board President Jacinto Ramos, Jr., Trustee Ashley Paz, and Trustee Anne Darr
  • Thursday, April 8, 6 pm to 7 pm for Spanish-speakingstakeholders
    • Hosted by Board Secretary Anael Luebanos and Trustee C.J. Evans 

All forums will be available online using Zoom –