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Mission Statement:
Mabank ISD strives for excellence through trust, integrity, hard work, and proactive communication while providing a safe learning environment.

Curriculum and Instruction

Inspiring Hearts and Minds: One Learner at a Time!

Click here to contact the Curriculum and Instruction Department.
Curriculum and Instruction Staff
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Rebecca StephensChief Academic Officer
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Emily BackusAdministrative Assistant to Curriculum and Instruction
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Melissa ThompsonDirector of Instructional Support
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Ashley WardCounselor Co-or
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Christine MinshewInstructional Coach and GT Coordinator
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Shannon ElderMath Instructional Coach
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2020-21 Staff Development Days

  • August 12, 13, 14, 17, and 18
  • November 6
  • November 20 - COMP DAY
  • December 18 - COMP DAY
  • February 12
  • February 15 - COMP DAY
 

FALL 2020 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERINGS

 

  • Traci ClarkEarly Childhood Coordinator

    MISD Early Childhood Philosophy

    MISD Early childhood Center will strive to help each child develop a positive self-concept.  While responding to unique needs we will provide consistent, safe, nurturing environment that promotes your child's development in the following areas:

    • Physical
    • Social
    • Emotional
    • Cognitive 
    • Creative

    Standards have been established for a quality developmentally appropriate program for your children.

    Head Start

    Click here to learn more about our Head Start Program!

    Pre-K

    The purpose of the Pre-K program is to work with families to provide a complete early childhood program for eligible children who are three or four on or before September 1. Children may qualify based on family income, homeless, military status or non English speaking. Children are provided many opportunities to stimulate learning in all developmental areas; physical, social, emotional and intellectual.                       

    Pre-School Programs for Children with Disabilities

    The Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities (PPCD) serves students ages 3-5 years that meet eligibility criteria for one of the disabilities identified by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This program also serves ages 0-2 years of age that meet eligibility criteria for a hearing or visual impairment. The PPCD program addresses skill areas such as:

    • Language
    • Articulation
    • Fine/Gross Motor Skills
    • Social/Emotional
    • Behavioral
    • Self-Help 

    PPCD Brochure

    CDC

    Child Development Center

    The Gifted and Talented program is designed to provide appropriate educational experiences for those students who demonstrate the ability or perform at a remarkably high level of accomplishment.

    State Definition of Gifted: “‘[G]ifted and [t]alented student’ means a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who:
    (1) exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
    (2) possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
    (3) excels in a specific academic field.”
    (Texas Education Code Ann. § 29.121)

    The window to recommend students for eligibility of Gifted and Talented services is NOW OPEN.
    The deadline to submit applications is September 30, 2022.

    Parent Forms

    Click here to learn more.
    Click here to view the powerpoint presentation from the informational GT Parent Night.
    Click here to view the GT Parent Brochure
    Click here for the Mabank ISD GT Handbook

    Referral Form
    Please use this form to refer GT students.

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