August Monthly Reminders
    Accountability and Assessment:
  • 2016 Accountability & PBMAS data posted in TEASE
  • Accountability data posted publicly on TEA website (2016 Accountability & Distinctions)
  • Public Education Grant list for 2017-2018 posted in TEASE
  • Schools post accountability on their website by the 10th day of instruction (TEC§39.362)
  • Make Family and Community Engagement Ratings available (TEC§39.0545)
  • Review Family and Community Engagement rubrics (TEC§39.0545)

  • Administration and Leadership:
  • Review inclement weather procedures with administrative team
  • Hold district/campus SBDM Committee elections (TEC§11.251(b))
  • Distribute/publish Notification of Parents’ Rights (TEC§26.0)
  • Distribute copies of TEC§37 and local discipline policies to professional staff before the start of school (TEC§37.018)
  • Review/amend Student Code of Conduct*
  • Establish at least one Parent-Teacher Organization at each school (TEC§26.001(e))
  • Review sexual harassment procedures
  • Evaluate district’s decision-making and planning policies every two years (TEC§11.252(4)(d))

  • Charter Specific:
  • Charter calendar due
  • Post Charter Superintendent/CEO Salary on local website

  • Federal and State Programs:
  • Federal programs compliance report due for previous year
  • Review/implement district/campus improvement plans* (TEC§11)

  • Finance:
  • Prepare final budget amendments for prior year for September 1 FY*
    • Post on school website a statement that indicates that it adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate if applicable
    • Post on school website a summary of the proposed budget if it maintains a website; summary must be concurrently posted with notice of the budget
    • Prominently post on the district’s website for three years an external link to the budget adopted by the board of trustees
    • Publish Notice of Public Meeting to discuss Budget and Proposed Tax Rate (Publish at least 10 days before meeting) for September 1 FY
    • Post 72-hour notice of meeting to discuss budget and proposed tax rate
    • Hold meeting to discuss budget and proposed tax rate
    • Post 72-hour notice meeting to adopt budget and tax rate
    • Hold meeting to adopt budget and proposed tax rate on or before August 31st for September 1 FY*
  • Post metered amounts of electricity, water and gas consumption for which the district is required to pay and aggregate amounts of those services (Government Code, §2265.001(b), House Bill 3693, 80th Legislature, Regular Session)

  • School Board:
  • Adopt budget/public hearing
  • Approve health insurance
  • Budget workshops
  • Plan annual teambuilding session
  • Order of Trustee election & notice of election for November election
  • MOU with juvenile board for districts in counties over 125,000 by September 1 (TEC§37.010(a))*

  • Special Education:
  • Special Education Consolidated eGrant due end of August
  • Special Education Residential Grant Final Expenditure Report due end of August
  • Complete and submit applications for non-ed funding to ESC-20
  • State Performance Plan (SPP) Submission Window closes in early August (SPP 7, 11, 12, 13, 14)

  • Texas Student Data System/PEIMS:
  • TSDS PEIMS (16-17) ready for users to load data to eDM on August 1st
  • Extended year submission (15-16) due to ESC-20 on August 25th (ESY, Bilingual/ESL Summer School, Dual Credit Summer School, OFSDP Credit Recovery Summer School)

  • Other:
  • Publish Annual Public Notification of Nondiscrimination in Career Technology Education Programs
  • Establish Local School Health Advisory Council (TEC§28.004)

  • *REQUIRES BOARD APPROVAL
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2016-2017 Monthly Reminders