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Portrait of an Educator


At West ISD, our goal is to identify, attract, and retain high-quality teachers and staff who will serve, lead, and grow as effective members of the district's teaching and learning community.


West ISD educators are:



  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of content and pedagogy
  • Exhibit the highest standard of character and professionalism
  • Identify student needs based on a variety of assessments and data
  • Provide for learning differences in planning, lesson delivery, and assessment development


  • Communicate and maintain high expectations for learners
  • Go above and beyond to ensure parents and students are informed
  • Build positive relationships with school, students, and community
  • Collaborate with peers at the campus, district, and community on an ongoing basis
  • Seek professional learning opportunities to enhance instruction and remain current
  • Commit to district expectations
  • Integrate current technology within classroom instruction
  • Engage in innovative strategies while reflecting on student performance
  • Make decisions with children as the first priority
For additional information, please contact David Truitt, Superintendent, at (254) 981-2000.