1. What is the Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee?
A group of community members that have come together to evaluate the District’s projected growth and other aging and evolving facility needs in order to provide facility and equipment recommendations to Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees in creating and maintaining learning environments that provide all students with great opportunities for success.
2. Why is Little Elm ISD forming a Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee?
The District wants input in evaluating its facility needs and by forming a Committee it allows the District to hear from and incorporate many different perspectives from people in the community. Committee participants reflect larger community values, needs, and desires.
3. Are only Little Elm ISD staff on the committee?
No. The Long-Range Facilities Planning Committee represents a diverse demographic makeup of Little Elm ISD residents, including parents, non-parents, local civic and business leaders, as well as school staff working alongside one another to prioritize and build a recommendation to the Board of Trustees that best represents the values and perceptions of the entire community.
4. What documents and data does the committee review to determine the needs of the school district?
The Committee will study a district-wide facilities assessment, enrollment projections, financial data, and results of a community survey in order to form their recommendation. Little Elm ISD will make any other relevant data or requested data available to the committee that should aid them in their decision-making.
5. Can non-committee members attend the meetings?
Yes. All LRFPC meetings will be posted and are open to the public. Non-committee members in attendance are invited to listen, but not verbally participate; however, any non-member is encouraged to submit his/her question(s) and/or comments in writing on the provided notecards. These questions will be shared with the committee members and answers provided to those who provide an email address.
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