AISD Board of Trustees wins H-E-B Excellence in Education Award
The Arlington ISD Board of Trustees was honored with the 2015 H-E-B Excellence in Education School Board Award Sunday night! The school board award highlights the importance of strong leadership at the board level. The district already received a $5,000 grant for being a finalist, and it was presented with $25,000 in additional prize money at the awards banquet in Austin.
The district was selected as a large school finalist for the Excellence in Education District Award and received a $5,000 prize.
To determine overall statewide winners, a panel of judges visited the district and Board, toured campuses, and spoke with administration, staff, parents and community members. H-E-B launched the Excellence in Education Awards program in cooperation with the Texas Association of School Administrators in 2002 as a positive way to support public education in Texas. It has become the largest monetary program for educators in the state, spotlighting best practices and celebrating the passion and creativity of Texas educators.