Longview ISD holds draft day to hire superstar teachers
Updated: May. 27, 2022 at 9:55 PM CDT
They call it the LISD Draft, and it pretty much goes like the NFL Draft. They hold in the Longview High School Turf Room. New teachers are introduced, and it’s announced what “teams” they’re on. The “teams” of course are different schools in the district. Most of the new hires appreciate all the hoopla.
“The utilities, infrastructure is dated, and the exhibits are dated, and we’re just really excited about bringing some new, fresh exhibits with a lot of opportunities for new experiences to the community,” Chief Operating Officer Scott Maddox said.
“I was telling him about Jordan’s progress and his walking, and he said, ‘I wanna bless you. Could you guys use a van?’ and I like stopped talking and grabbed my heart in that moment, and I was like, ‘Yes sir,’” Donna said.