Plainview Independent School District Board of Trustees' Core Beliefs and Commitments

  • Preamble

    The Plainview ISD Board of Trustees values the notion that life circumstances should not limit our student's future success and that every employee, inclusive of the board of trustees, has a responsibility to ensure a quality education for our students. Given this premise, the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees developed the following Board Core Beliefs and Commitments:

     

  • Student Achievement


    Core Belief

    We believe that all children can learn at grade level and should be challenged beyond their learning potential so that the achievement gap starts to narrow.

    Commitment

    •  We will allocate resources to ensure each student attains their full learning potential, social, emotional and civic development.
  • Finance 

    Core Belief 

    We believe that all PISD departments must follow all local, state, and federal laws regarding the management of school district funds.

    Commitment 

    • We will commit to frequent PISD financial oversight to ensure lawful and ethical stewardship and transparency in the use of taxpayer dollars and to ensure tight alignment between student needs and district expenditures.
  • Staff 

    Core Beliefs 

    1. We believe in the value of each employee and in empowering each one to be an expert in his/her respective field.
    2. We believe that a local, highly-qualified staff can contribute more to the development of our students.

    Commitments 

    • We will commit to provide the necessary resources to promote staff growth and development.
    • We will promote a culture that treats staff fairly and respectfully.
  • Safety

    Core Belief

    We believe that all Plainview ISD environments can be supportive, safe, and secure.

    Commitments

    • We will commit to ensure that all Plainview ISD environments follow the PISD security policies and approved policies.
    • We will commit to an established calendar review of all PISD facilities to ensure they meet supportive, safe, and secure standards.
  • Communication 

    Core Belief

    We believe in the provision of trustworthy and frequent communication with people and groups inside and outside PISD to cultivate and maintain positive relationships.

    Commitment 

    • We will commit to a communication process that considers the perspectives of those affected by decisions into account.
  • Community /Diversity

    Core Belief

    We believe in the value of our community, parents, grandparents, and caretakers.

    Commitment

    • We will commit to embrace differences to help our school district appreciate diversity and, in turn, continue to respect all who live within its boundaries.
    • We will commit to foster effective, engaging and respectful involvement of families in the education process to the students of PISD.