The Leander ISD District Citizen Advisory Committee Application window is now open!

LISD welcomes our community to support our students and teachers by volunteering on a district-wide or campus-based committee. If you are interested in serving on one of our district committees, please fill out the application below by 5 pm on Friday, August 23. Please note that submitting an application does not guarantee selection for service.

We are currently seeking applicants for the following committees:
Community-Based Accountability System (CBAS) Committee
Community Curriculum Advisory Committee (CCAC) 
District-wide Educational Improvement Council (DWEIC) 
Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC)
School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)
Additional information on each of the committees can be found below and on this document which includes the specifics on their intended meeting schedules. You should hear back from the individual committee(s) that you applied to by early to mid-September.  

Information and the application process for the Educational Access Ambassadors can be found here.

To apply for the Site-Based Planning Committee, please contact the school your child attends. 

If you are interested in learning about other volunteer opportunities that are available throughout the district, please visit our volunteering webpage for details. Thank you for your interest in Leander ISD.

Bond Oversight Committee (BOC)

The Bond Oversight Committee (BOC) is an administrative committee of 25 community members. The BOC reviews the status of capital projects, bond expenditures, project schedules and the timelines of bond projects. Committee members also evaluate any proposed changes to the scheduled project scope of work to the voter-approved bond program and communicate with the Board of Trustees as necessary.

More information about BOC

BOC Charter

23-24 Board Nominations for BOC

Citizens’ Facility Advisory Committee (CFAC)

The Citizens’ Facility Advisory Committee (CFAC) will create the district’s long-range facility plan as we continue to manage growth across our 200-square miles.

The culmination of the CFAC planning could include a recommendation for a future bond election package, which will ultimately go to the Board of Trustees for final approval before being presented to voters.

More information about CFAC

CFAC Charter

22-23 Board Nominations for CFAC

Community-Based Accountability System (CBAS)

A Community-Based Accountability System (CBAS) empowers students, parents, and educators to build a learning community that honors and supports their work. It empowers school districts to design their own internal systems of assessment and accountability that, while meeting general state standards, allow them to innovate and customize curriculum and instruction to meet the needs and interests of their communities.

2021-22 Community-Based Accountability System Report

More information about CBAS

CBAS Charter

23-24 Board Nominations for CBAS

Community Curriculum Advisory Committee (CCAC)

The Community Curriculum Advisory Committee (CCAC) is a group of LISD parents, teachers, principals, students, business and community members who gather with the primary function to advise on the written, taught, and tested curriculum, related instructional resources, and potential new programs and courses.

More information about CCAC

CCAC Charter

23-24 Board Nominations for CCAC

District-wide Educational Improvement Council (DWEIC)

The District-wide Educational Improvement Council (DWEIC) is a committee of parents, business and community members, teachers, principals, and other district staff who advise the Board in establishing and reviewing the District’s educational goals and objectives. DWEIC also reviews major district-wide classroom instructional programs and advises on district-wide staff development.

The district is seeking the following representatives for the DWEIC:

  • Parent Volunteers – must be a parent/guardian of a current Leander ISD student and may not be employed by the district.
  • Community Member Volunteers – must reside in district, must be at least 18 years old, may not be employed by the district, and may not be a parent of a current Leander ISD student.
  • Business Representative Volunteers – may be selected without regard to whether they reside in the District or whether the business they represent is located in the District.

DWEIC meets approximately seven times a year, 5:30-7:00 p.m. The meetings are scheduled to be held at the LISD Leander Extended Opportunity (LEO) building located at 300 S. West Drive, Leander.


More information about DWEIC

DWEIC Charter

23-24 Board Nominations for DWEIC

Educational Access Ambassadors (EAA) – Office of Educational Access

The Office of Educational Access (OEA) is seeking to establish an ambassador group for LISD parents/guardians during the 2024-2025 school year.  This group will work with and represent OEA with respect to both internal and external stakeholders. The ambassadors will be champions of enhancing educational access for ALL students. OEA is seeking parent representatives from each feeder pattern who are willing to serve as Educational Access Ambassadors for the 2024-20205 school year. 

*Additional information, participation guidelines and application process can be found here.

Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC)

In January 2022, the Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC) was charged with developing a ten-year facilities plan, focused on student learning and anchored in our core beliefs that take into consideration the following criteria: 

  • student access to learning experiences that interest them 
  • facility optimization 
  • fiscal responsibility
  • changes in population over time

Beginning in April 2023, the Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC) will serve in an advisory role to guide the district and ensure alignment to the Strategic Plan by:

  • utilizing the 10-year plan as a framework 
  • engaging in shared learning about components and programs involved in long-range planning, and 
  • assisting with community education and reciprocal communication strategies regarding long-range planning.

More information about LRPC

LRPC Charter – Updated 10.05.2023

23-24 Board Nominations for LRPC

School Health Advisory Committee (SHAC)

The School Health Advisory Committee, made up of school personnel, community members and parents, recommends a coordinated health program for elementary and middle school students.

Leander ISD is committed to having a safe and healthy environment for students, families and staff. By addressing nutrition, physical activity, health education and substance abuse prevention in a variety of ways and to a variety of audiences, we hope to raise the awareness levels and the skills for all to live a healthy life.

More information about SHAC

SHAC Charter

23-24 Board Nominations for SHAC

School Safety and Security Committee

The purpose of the School Safety and Security Committee is to:

Periodically provide recommendations to the district’s board of trustees and district administrators regarding updating the district multi-hazard emergency operations plan required by Section 37.108(a) in accordance with best practices identified by the agency, the Texas School Safety Center, or a person included in the registry established by the Texas School Safety Center under Section 37.2091; and Consult with local law enforcement agencies on methods to increase law enforcement presence near district campuses

More information about School Safety and Security Committee

SSSC Charter

Site-Based Planning Committee (SBPC)

Each campus within Leander ISD has a Site-Based Planning Committee (SBPC) with an aim of improving the achievement of all students. These committees are composed of district employees, community members, business representatives and parents.

SBPC members provide input to the principal on a wide variety of subjects, including planning, curriculum, budgeting, staff development, staffing patterns and school organization.