2012 Bond Program Shaping Instruction as Much as Construction
Educators are looking at the 2012 bond program as an opportunity to transform not only their buildings but the way they instruct students, especially career and technical programs aimed at bridging the gap between the classroom and the workforce or higher education.
SPARK Parks Shine at Bond Schools
For many schools planning new facilities under bond programs, their campuses aren’t complete without a SPARK park.
Creating a Vision for 2012 Program
HISD facilities planners guide school officials, parents and community members through the process of creating new schools.
Symposium Touts Modern Schools
Event features design and education experts who emphasize the importance of using the bond program to rethink instruction.
Schools Feature Inspiring Artwork
Many schools that have had construction work done as part of the 2007 bond feature murals, and HISD is seeking vendors to do more artwork.
Board of Education Approves 3 More Contracts for Work Related to 2012 Bond
The HISD Board of Education authorizes the district to negotiate contracts with three firms on three more 2012 bond projects, including Grady Middle School, Condit Elementary, and the Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion K-8 School.
HISD Kicking Off Series of Networking Events for Construction Firms
HISD's Business Assistance office is hosting the first in a series of Construction Networking Events on Wednesday, April 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Delmar Fieldhouse. The event will give attendees the opportunity to network and discuss requirements for the $1.89 billion 2012 bond project.
School Tours Give HISD Educators Firsthand Look at 21st Century Learning
On a recent visit to Dallas, HISD principals and administrators tour three new schools in the area designed for 21st century learning. With the 2012 bond program under way, much discussion has focused on creating modern facilities that use innovative teaching methods.
Hispanic Advisory Committee Urged to Help Get Word Out About Bond Program
A key part of the 2012 bond program is keeping Houston’s diverse communities up-to-date on what’s happening at their neighborhood schools. Assisting in that effort is HISD’s Hispanic Advisory Committee, which heard firsthand about its important role in reaching out to the city’s Latino residents.
Video Series Continues on 2012 Bond Topics
Have a question about the 2012 bond? You might find the information you're looking for in a series of short videos produced by HISD on the 2012 bond program. And watch for three more videos in the coming weeks on designing a school, the Project Advisory Teams, and real estate acquisitions.
Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers Group Hears Update on 2012 Bond
More than 40 people turn out to hear an update on the 2012 bond program by HISD Chief Operating Officer Leo Bobadilla at a luncheon sponsored by the Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers. "The vision is simple," he told the crowd. "Build 21st century schools that support 21st century learning."
HISD Construction Networking Event
4/3/2013 4 to 7 p.m.
Supplier Diversity Committee Meeting
4/26/2013 10 a.m. to noon
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