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The Team of Eight 

 Board Working

Generally, the Allen ISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent form the “Team of Eight.” Board meetings are held monthly at Allen City Hall. The meetings begin at 7:00 PM and are usually held on the fourth Monday of the month. The next regular meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Allen ISD Administration Building at 7:00 PM. Call 972-727-0511 to check additional meeting dates.
It was necessary to cancel the December 12 board meeting, and this meeting was rescheduled for Monday, January 9, 2017.  This meeting will be held at the Administration Building because City Council Chambers at City Hall is not available.  The JANUARY regular board meeting will take place on Monday, January 23, 2017 in City Council Chambers at City Hall beginning at 7:00 PM.

Patrons who would like to contact the Board are invited to “Ask the Team of Eight” by emailing their questions to
Letters to the Team of Eight are sent to the Board of Trustee members and the Superintendent of Schools. The Board President or the Superintendent will respond to the patron with additional information regarding their concern or request or forward to the appropriate department. All members do receive copies of all Team of Eight letters and receive updates on issues or questions when applicable.

Board Workshops are generally held on various Mondays at the Administration Building, 1st Floor conference room, at 6:30 PM. These meetings are open to the public. The next board workshop is scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:30 PM.

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Allen Independent School Vision Statement
Allen ISD:  Where Eagles Soar

Allen Independent School District Mission 

Allen ISD cultivates innovation in education that empowers every learner to realize his or her full potential.

Allen Independent School District Belief Statements

·       We believe every child deserves the highest quality education.

·         We hold ourselves accountable to every child who walks through the door.

·         We believe the development of citizenship in all students is essential to a complete education.

·         We are responsible for building upon the sense of community we have inherited.

·         We believe the development of leadership throughout the organization is critical to our success.

Allen Independent School District Goals
Transform the traditional classroom into an innovative learning experience that meets the needs of the individual learner.
Transform the learning environment by increasing rigor and encouraging innovation so that students become effective problem solvers. 
Integrate effective communication through advancing technologies and develop interpersonal skills throughout the learning environment.
We will foster sustainable opportunities for every person to become a responsible and engaged citizen.
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    Jimmy Trotter, Vice President - Place 7
    Term expires 2017
    Education Consultant
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    Susan Olinger - Place 1
    Term expires 2018
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    John Montgomery - Place 3
    Term expires 2018
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    Scott Niven, Ed.D.
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