Advisory Council

Advisory Council Mission

The mission of the GT/Enrichment Advisory Council is to enhance the opportunities and experiences of students in NISD by identifying and recommending improvements for the ALPHA Program, by expanding public opinion and awareness through communications, and by providing funds for grants and specialized GT projects.


Program Development Committee Purpose - Develop a strong understanding of the ALPHA Program, collect input from students, parents, teachers, and administrators in order to encourage, promote, and recommend improvements to the NISD ALPHA Program.

Public Relations Committee Purpose - Promote the NISD ALPHA Program so that parents, teachers, administrators, and decision makers are aware of the benefits to students and society.

Fund Raising Committee Purpose - Develop the infrastructure necessary to support the iGniTe Fund; infrastructure includes mechanisms for generating, managing, and distributing funds for the ALPHA grants and specialized ALPHA projects.  

Monthly Advisory Council meetings are held at Driggers Elementary School (6901 Shadow Mist; San Antonio, TX 78238) from 5:30-7:00 P.M.  Check this site regularly for changes to meeting dates. The meetings for the 2013-2014 school year are as scheduled:

Sept. 19
October 17
November 21
December 19
January 23
February 20
March 20 - Dr. Woods will be our guest speaker.
April 17
May 15

  For more information, check out the Council site.