Why educators choose GISD
Reason #1: We are innovative
We’re preparing our students for a future we can’t predict. We empower our students and staff with the tools, leadership and facilities to drive this innovation.
Reason #2: Opportunities for professional growth and teacher leadership
GISD educators have said that another great reason to be in the district is the professional development and growth opportunities.
Levers for change throughout the district include Empowering Educators to Excel and Capturing Kids' Hearts. Our educators are gaining the support and professional growth they need to make a difference in students’ lives. Here are a few examples:
“GISD has provided me with an abundance of training, feedback, and leadership opportunities that has contributed to my overall growth as an educator.”
Reason #3: Strong partnerships
We have strong partnerships. We rely on these partnerships to support our relentless growth in our school, our students, and our community.
Reason #4: Amazing community of educators
In a recent survey, GISD educators said that the top reason they remain here is because of relationships with colleagues.
As a result of our district size (3,100+ students), you’re not a number! You are supported in making a difference in the lives of students.
“I have never worked anywhere before with such a genuine, supportive, helpful, and encouraging team.
Reason #5: Location & growth
- The city of Gainesville is a great place to live and raise a family. The city is experiencing tremendous growth and opportunity.
- Gainesville is within an hour of the Metroplex—providing residents with access to all the amenities of Dallas and Fort Worth.
- In the last couple of years, several businesses have moved into town (and more are on the way)—providing new employment opportunities for our residents.
- Learn more about the quality of life when you live in Gainesville by visiting the Gainesville’s Chamber of Commerce website.