Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 10/29/2020 - 6:00 PM
Category: Recognition Item(s)
Type: Info
Subject: Texas Association of School Boards Stand Up For Texas Public Schools Recognitions
District Goals:
Goal 2
Engaged Community
Enclosure: A copy of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) award letter which recognizes community leaders who are “standing up and supporting Texas public schools and the students who attend them.”
File Attachment:
TASB Recognition Letter.pdf
Summary: Fort Worth Presbyterian Church, Pastor Steve Fults:
Fort Worth Presbyterian Church serves Oakmont Elementary School in various ways. Monthly, a Student and Teacher of the Month is recognized with gifts and words of encouragement; weekly, students are transported to their facilities for afterschool activities; and, Fort Worth Presbyterian is an active supporter of the campus’ Blue Zone activities.

Fountains Fellowship Church, Kashi Wallace:
The Fountain Fellowship Church serves several campuses throughout the district by providing students with weekly tutorials and take-home snack packs.

Great Commission Baptist Church, Pastor Dr. Douglas Brown:
Great Commission Baptist Church (GCBC) provides support to all 25 CISD campuses. A Student and Teacher of the Month is recognized monthly with a gift basket at Parkway Elementary. Volunteers are trained to tutor first graders for the Read2Win program at eight CISD elementary campuses. And, at no charge, CISD has been granted use of their main sanctuary for its annual back to school convocation.

Hallmark Baptist Church, Pastor Jon Haley:
Hallmark Baptist Church serves CISD families, students, faculty and staff in numerous ways. They provide turkeys for over 500 teachers, staff, bus drivers and cafeteria workers annually. Monthly, they support the Student of the Month recognition at four CISD campuses with gifts and words of encouragement. And, they provide one-on-one tutorials for first graders.

Life Church, Pastor Matt VanderTol:
Life Church has been very gracious to the Crowley ISD family for many years. They provide volunteer tutors for reading during and after school. Permission was granted to use their facility to recognize CISD employees with a Night of the Stars event.

Life Inspiration Community Church, Pastor Robert Sweet:
Life Inspiration Community Church serves students and their families in various ways. Monthly, a Student and Teacher of the Month is recognized in the middle schools with gifts and words of encouragement. They also support All Pro Dads at all 25 CISD campuses.

The Lord's House, Pastor George Shelton:
The Lord’s House supports the All Pro Dads program for all 25 campuses in CISD, and they support weekly before and after school reading tutorials.

TurningPoint Church, Pastor Jeff Wickwire:
TurningPoint Church serves Poynter Elementary by providing after school activities at “The Beach Club.” This program serves over 150 students at no charge and provides resources and materials for all. They’ve also shown support for CISD’s staff by hosting a “Staff Appreciation Luncheon.”
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Recommended By:
Signed By:
Betty Lewis - Coordinator of Stakeholder Involvement
Signed By:
Stan Swann - Chief of Student Services
Signed By:
Michael McFarland - Superintendent