News from Austin & Dripping Springs ISDs
Dallas ISD’s Stephanie Elizalde selected as lone superintendent nalist inAustin
FY202021 budget includes staraises, compressed tax rate forDSISDfamilies
BY OLIVIA ALDRIDGE
BY NICHOLAS CICALE
The board will ocially vote to hire Elizalde in August, and outgo- ing Superintendent Paul Cruz will continue to serve the district until Aug. 31.
Drillette said. “I think it’s a number that respects our employees and gives them a raise for next year, but it also respects the fact that we are going to have some nancial chal- lenges coming forward as the state works through this pandemic.”
DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD Trustees voted June 22 to approve the 2020-21 scal year budget along with sta raises. The vote set DSISD’s general fund expenditures at $67.45 million, with nearly $67.46 million in revenue. The budget also assumes the August adoption of a compressed tax rate for the upcoming tax year, with a maximum expected rate of $1.4047 per $100 of valuation, including an maintenance and operating tax rate of $1.0547 and an interest and sinking tax rate of $0.35 per $100 valuation. The board also passed a com- pensation plan for district sta that includes a 2% average salary increase for teachers. “We would love to give more, but we also have to be aware of what’s coming,” Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations Scott
AUSTIN ISD After a ve-month search netting 64 candidates for its next superintendent, AISD announced Stephanie Elizalde as the lone nalist for the position July 21. Elizalde comes from Dallas ISD, where she has served as the district’s chief of school leadership since 2015. According to DISD, she joined the district in 2011 as a director of the district’s STEM program. Overall, she has 28 years of education leadership experience, with previous roles in San Antonio ISD and Southwest ISD. AISD Trustee Arati Singh said she was excited to welcome Elizalde, who showed a familiarity with AISD data and policies during the hiring pro- cess. Singh said Elizalde also spoke at length during the interview process about the importance of special education and discussed “rebranding and remarketing schools” that were at risk of closing.
Dripping Springs ISD Agenda review: third Monday at 6 p.m.; voting meetings: fourth Monday at 6 p.m. 510 W. Mercer St., Dripping Springs www.dsisdtx.us Austin ISD Board information sessions: second Monday at 6 p.m.; voting meetings: fourth Monday at 7 p.m. www.austinisd.org Meetings may be held virtually and not in person. MEETINGSWE COVER
7,696 student enrollment 40 new full-time positions $67.45M in expenditures $67.46M in revenue $1.4047 estimated tax rate per $100 valuation The 2020-21 scal year began July 1. DSISD’s new budget entails the following gures.
SOURCE: DRIPPING SPRINGS ISD COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
No pills. No injections. Just relief. Sports Medicine | Manual Therapy | Post Surgical Rehab No ill . No injections. Just relief. Sports Medicine | Manual Therapy | Post Surgical Rehab WE’RE YOUR #1 PAIN RELIEF SOLUTION!
You can now access a Physical Therapist without having to first see a physician!
You can now access Physical Therapist without having to fir see a physician!
3508 Far West Blvd, Ste. 240 512-832-9411 3508 Far West Blvd, Ste. 240 512-832-9411
210 Barton Springs, Ste. 150 512-829-3939 210 Barton Springs, Ste. 150 512-829-3939
9001 Brodie Lane, Ste. C8 512-712-4192 9001 Brodie Lane, Ste. C8 512-712-4192 210 Barton Springs, Ste. 150
Please mention this ad when calling to schedule appointment. austinmanualtherapy.com
3508 Far West Blvd, Ste. 240
GET AWAY FROM THE CROWDS Introducing a one-of-a-kind health and wellness experience that’s so close, yet so far out. On the banks of Onion Creek, The Y @ Camp Moody offers memberships, group classes and personal training programs that take full advantage of Camp Moody’s natural features. The state-of-the-art swim center, strength and cardio equipment are all just an added bonus.
JOIN TODAY YMCACampMoody.org or call (512) 523-9640 formore information
THE Y @ CAMP MOODY 1220 Old San Antonio Rd. Off I-35 & Main St. in Buda
SOUTHWEST AUSTIN DRIPPING SPRINGS EDITION • JULY 2020
Powered by FlippingBook