I cannot wait to start the 2020 school year. Actually, I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited to begin a new school year. I can tell you that not much will look like it did at the beginning of school in 2019. And, not all of that is bad.
At the beginning of 2019, the FISD Strategic Plan started to come to life and was leading us into the future. We were on our way to developing innovative strategies that helped us create life long learners, prepared for their futures. Then, COVID-19 accelerated our already ambitious plans.
To meet the needs of our students, conventional methods aren’t going to work anymore. In a matter of months, we have reinvented what education looks like for FISD students. No longer is learning confined to the four walls of a classroom. Students will have the technology they need to connect to one another, their teachers and their learning from anywhere. They will have ownership of their learning.
While making sure our students are healthy both academically and physically, we will also cultivate the social and emotional well-being of each other. We will be cognizant of our diversity as a community and celebrate those differences.
Providing innovative instruction for students, caring for them, showing them how to engage in their world to impact the greater good, even now, when life is challenging...as all of those things come together, we are staying true to our vision to prepare every FISD student for a prosperous life.