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Welcome Week & Fall Kick Off

Lobo Welcome Week- New Hire Orientation New Hire Welcome Information 2024-2025

All Teachers and full time instructional professionals new to Little Elm ISD attend Lobo Welcome Week and participate in Orientation sessions where they are introduced to the district mission, vision, and instructional cornerstones or role specific expectations. During Welcome Week, new famiLE members take part in a number of collaborative events that have become traditions in Little Elm. Active participation in New Hire and orientation activities is required.

 Who Attends?

Full time instructional professionals who were hired after August 31st, 2023 or missed Welcome Week 2023, attend Welcome Week 2024.

Participants who miss required sessions will be asked to complete alternative tasks and/or additional professional learning. In some cases, the employee could be required to attend part or all of Welcome Week the following school year. Please contact your supervisor to report one or more anticipated absences for Welcome Week

Lobo Welcome Week 2024-2025

Location: LEISD Admin Building 400 Lobo Lane, Little Elm, TX 75068

Monday, July 29th; Tuesday, July 30th; Wednesday, July 31st

Fall Kick Off begins Thursday, August 1st. Report to your home campus.

Fall Kick Off (FKO)

During Fall Kick Off (FKO), all educators in Little Elm ISD collaborate cross-campus and in strategic settings, participate in targeted continued learning, and prepare for the return of our PK-12 students. FKO is a combination of required district led, optional district led, campus based, and departmental professional learning events and activities. This event is mandatory for all full time instructional staff and is held during the contracted workday for most employees. Please check your job specific calendar for details.

Fall Kick Off 2024-2025 

Thursday, August 1st; Friday, August 2nd; Monday, August 5th; Tuesday, August 6th (convocation); Wednesday, August 7th

First Day of School: Thursday, August 8th


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District Professional Learning DaysThe LEISD calendar supports continued professional growth by integrating time for campus, district, and independent professional learning.

District professional learning days for 2024-2025 are:

August 23, September 20, October 4th, October 14, October 15, January 6, January 7 (protected workday), February 7, & March 7, May 2, & May 16

May 27, 2025 has been designated as an Exchange Day. If the required amount of Exchange Hours have not been earned/submitted by May 18, 2025 the employee will report to the LEISD Admin Building for professional learning. See the Exchange Hour Guidelines for details.

Get in touch

Amanda Ball, Director for Professional Learning
Address | 400 Lobo Lane, Little Elm, TX 75068
Phone | 972.947.9340 ext. 10604