Announcements

Statement from Interim Superintendent Matias Segura on the death of Tyre Nichols (en español)

Tonight, we join our community in grieving the death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis. This tragedy reminds us that we must come together to speak out in saying this is not acceptable. In Austin ISD, we have fully committed to social and emotional learning and…

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Statement from Austin ISD Board of Trustees (en español)

Dear Austin ISD community, The board met Tuesday to review candidates for interim superintendent. Seventeen candidates applied, and we have chosen to invite four for interviews with the trustees. Our decision-making process incorporated input from the Austin…

Statement from Board President Geronimo Rodriguez, representing current and incoming trustees (en español)

Yesterday evening, the current AISD Board of Trustees met with the four newly elected members who will be joining the board Dec. 1. Our shared goal was to begin discussing the process of choosing a new interim superintendent to serve Austin ISD until a…

Statement from Board President Geronimo Rodriguez (en español)

Thank you, Dr. Mays, for serving as our interim superintendent. Congratulations on successfully navigating our $2.44 billion bond effort, passing a balanced budget and focusing on academic achievement as we navigate out of the pandemic. We appreciate your…

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Message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Anthony Mays (en español)

Dear Team Austin ISD,   As we enter this season of thanksgiving, I am so grateful for all of you and the incredible work you do every day to support our students. As I visit campuses and walk through the central office, service centers and visit with staff…

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Thank you / ¡Gracias!

Nov. 9, 2022 Dear Austin ISD Community, This is a new day for our district because last night Austin voters passed the largest school bond package ever approved in Central Texas. I want to personally thank all of you for helping us provide a brighter future…

A message from Interim Superintendent Anthony Mays (en español)

Good evening, Austin ISD Community, As you may have heard, earlier this evening there was a shooting at Uvalde Memorial Park. I know that this may cause stress, raise anxiety, or mean that some of our students to act out. We've asked our principals and…

Message from Dr. Mays, Interim Superintendent (en español)

Dear Austin ISD Staff and Community, Welcome to the 2022-23 school year! I have some great news to share that we received from TEA. This morning, the new school ratings were released, and I am happy to share that most of our campuses increased their state…

Statement from Interim Superintendent Dr. Anthony Mays (en español)

What happened in San Antonio wasn't a political issue. It wasn't a talking point. The people who died in that truck were trying to find a place in this country where they could build better lives. I am mindful that we have thousands of students in Austin ISD…

Statement from the Austin ISD Board of Trustees / Declaración de la mesa directiva del Austin ISD

As a board of nine individual trustees, we recognize the need to focus on two interrelated goals: supporting academic excellence for every Austin ISD student and supporting and modeling a work environment addressing issues of morale, retention and the climate…

Austin ISD selects interim superintendent for 2022–23 school year (En español)

By Jason Stanford Early Tuesday morning, the Austin ISD Board of Trustees chose Dr. Anthony Mays to lead the school district after Dr. Stephanie S. Elizalde departs for Dallas ISD next month.

A message from Superintendent Stephanie S. Elizalde / Un mensaje de la superintendente Stephanie S. Elizalde 

Dear Team Austin ISD,  As we near the end of the year, I am reflecting on all the successes we’ve achieved during what has been the hardest school year for many of us. We have stood up for what is right for our kiddos, and stayed focused on improving…