Forney ISD News
Forney ISD Teacher Receives USA CS Teaching Excellence Award
Christopher Evans, a Computer Science teacher at North Forney High School, was recently selected as an honorable mention for the 2023 CS Teaching Excellence Award. This award recognizes teachers who “demonstrate their excellent work inspiring students to explore the computer science field; effectively engage students in learning rigorous, standards-aligned, computer science content; and a focus on broadening participation of underrepresented students in computing.”
Forney ISD Receives National Math and Science Initiatives Program Grant
Forney ISD was awarded the National Math & Science Initiative's College Readiness and Laying the Foundation Program Grant worth upwards of a half million dollars. These programs help schools build and maintain subject matter expertise, enhance their leadership of diverse classrooms and propel students’ confidence, creativity and problem solving skills.
Forney ISD School Board Appoints Dr. Idemudia; Green Steps Down after Years of Service
Th e Forney ISD school board accepted her resignation at the May 16 board meeting. Green recommended Dr. Michael Idemudia to be her replacement. Board Vice President Chad Johnson made the motion to accept her recommendation, and Secretary Becky Dobbs seconded. The board voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Idemudia for the remainder of Green’s term.
Forney ISD Music Teacher Honored by CMA Foundation as a 2023 Music Teachers of Excellence Recipient
Corey Graves, Band Director at Jackson Middle School, was recognized by the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation for being named one of the 2023 Music Teachers of Excellence. Graves is one of only 30 educators to receive this award from across the nation.
ALL Forney ISD Campuses Selected For Capturing Kids’ Hearts® National Awards
All Forney ISD campuses were selected for national awards from Capturing Kids’ Hearts® for the 2022-2023 school year.