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January 2015 is School Board Recognition Month - January is School Board Recognition Month, and the Windham School District proudly recognizes the crucial role of its Board of Trustees in the lives of offender students and the future of Texas.

Scheduled Meetings of the Windham School District Board of Trustees

Public presentations to Board Pursuant to Board Rule 300.1, Public Testimony and Comments to the Windham School District Board of Trustees, the opportunity for public comments on non-posted agenda topics that are within the jurisdiction of the Board is provided twice a year at the second and fourth regularly called meetings of the Board.

Public Comment Period 

 2nd and 4th meetings of every year  

 

 February 23, 2018

Wyndham Garden Hotel
3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78701

 

 December 15, 2017

Wyndham Garden Hotel
3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78701

 

 October 19, 2017

Wyndham Garden Hotel
3401 South IH-35
Austin, TX 78701

 

 August 25, 2017

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark
4140 Governors Row
Austin, TX 78701

 

 June 30, 2017

Double Tree Hotel
6505 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78701

 

 April 6, 2017

Double Tree Hotel
6505 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78701

 

 February 10, 2017

Double Tree Hotel
6505 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78701

 

 December 9, 2016

Double Tree Hotel
6505 IH 35 North
Austin, TX 78701

 

 

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Message from Superintendent Dr. Clint Carpenter:

Career and Technical Education teachers help build future

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers in the Windham School District (WSD) align job opportunities and learning with innovative instruction. The end result is a productive, positive journey for offenders seeking workforce reentry. Windham CTE teachers across Texas bring their own professional experiences to work to elevate their students’ skill levels.

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Message from WSD Superintendent Dr. Clint Carpenter:

Black History Month celebrates employees’ roles as mentors, offers students illustrations of diversity, perseverance

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Black Americans in U.S. history. Within the Windham School District, Black History Month is frequently used as a historical classroom topic to illustrate positive examples of diversity, history, academics, and perseverance. However, recognition within WSD also means observance of an integral part the African American community plays in correctional education. These employees are exemplary educators, mentors and leaders helping our students take steps towards changing their lives – and society. Every race is connected to the rich history of this nation, and by celebrating Black History Month, everyone is included in a tradition of acknowledgment, inclusion and community engagement. We celebrate the accomplishments of Black Americans as a foundation of future success for all.

News

NEW WSD Appreciates its Board of Trustees & Their Service!
NEW 'New guiding lights': Representative James White praises graduates at Wynne Unit
Windham School District: Enhancing job opportunities through industry partnerships, updated career clusters, and apprenticeship training with TDCJ
Technology education supports job training
In Dallas: Habitat for Humanity partners with WSD
State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) 2017: NOW – Oct. 31!
2017 PACT conference scheduled for October
Industry support: WSD thanks Fluor
TDCJ Windham School District: An Ongoing Success Story (Reprinted from The Paducah Post)
Building the Workforce: Correctional educators from Windham School District sign collaboration agreement with Gulf Coast Workforce Board, affiliate of Workforce Solutions
Preparing tomorrow's workforce for industry: TIC training manager explains benefits of WSD partnership
Media Honor Roll: WSD joins TASB to recognize outstanding journalists
San Antonio Food Bank training cooks up Second Chance for newly-released offenders
Windham School District working with TDLR, strengthening employment opportunities by helping offenders earn state licensures
Austin businesswoman lists education, faith, sobriety as powerful life savers
WSD's first summer school offers reentry skills to Texas offenders
Industry employers partner with WSD to provide increased job opportunities
Why I Teach for Windham: Brent Frailicks
Life re-wired: Houston electrical superintendent credits WSD vocational training for career
WSD implements training by The Flippen Group for educator development, student leadership
Sen. Charles Perry speaks to graduates in Childress 
Cartel to Counselor: Finding HOPE through education
Livingston graduation ceremony: Rep. James White joins WSD in marking success
Congressman John Cornyn observes job training at San Antonio Food Bank
Central Texas welders thank CTE teacher for training, influence
Career Expo business presentation empowers former offender to succeed
Bastrop Man Receives Governor's 2016 Criminal Justice Volunteer Award
Windham Career Expo inside TDCJ's Terrell Unit brings employers, hiring support directly to offenders
Pablo Gonzales: Thanks to job-focused training, project manager enjoys work,  family, life
WSD Career and Technical Education: Preparing students for work, success 
WSD receives support from NCCER with efforts to connect trained offenders and employers
'We are Windham' video proudly explains why, how WSD changes lives. Now available online 
WSD Success Story:  Safety manager, former offender returns to prison to encourage job-readiness

Success Stories

Success Story IconNEW - Thank you for this program - "My son received his GED through Windham School District. I just wanted to thank you for this program."

Success Story IconPolunsky Unit Success Story -
"He [Mr. Leblanc] taught me things that even the guys rebuilding transmissions for many years didn't know."

Success Story Icon NEW - Learning equals possibilities - "Being incarcerated since I was young, I have had my share of trials and struggles. But knowing every morning that I may..."

Success Story IconIndependent Data Contractor Success Story -
"Due largely to the training I received from my teacher, I am able to be an independent ...

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