Professional Development

  • Two days of professional development are required during the summer for all 187 day employees and 197 day teachers. These two days are “exchanged” for Monday, November 25th  and Tuesday, November 26th  of Thanksgiving week.  New classroom teachers and instructional assistants are required to take these hours on August 6th and 7th from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. during New Employee Professional Development located at RISD Central Office.


    If you did not submit an official, hard copy transcript (electronic is not official) with your Recommendation for Employment packet, please provide them now.  Official transcripts are required by the State of Texas.

    Service Records

    Please request service records from your previous District and forward to: Dana Weller –  Human Resource Department, 1050 Williams Street, Rockwall, TX 75087.   Official records confirming years of completed service are required to verify salary.  New employees with out of state service records should submit their experience on the official State of Texas Service Record.

    We look forward to meeting you at orientation!

    Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions at or by calling 972-771-0605.