Honoring The Past, Creating The Future of GCISD
The August 22, 2016 program of the Grapevine Historical Society will be presented by Dr. Robin Ryan, Superintendent of the Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District. He will share interesting information about the history of education and schools in Grapevine and the local area from the time the first area school was built by the Grapevine Masonic Lodge in 1869 and the first graduating class of 1 student in 1908 to the present award-winning school system it is today. From its creation in 1962, GCISD has a rich heritage reflecting outstanding education achievement.
Program attendees will be thrilled to hear about the innovative environment and bold changes in teaching techniques to guide the way students learn, in our schools. The implementation of the GCISD groundbreaking LEAD 2021 strategic plan, which will provide the foundation for student success now and in life beyond high school, will also, be highlighted.
Dr. Robin Ryan joined GCISD as Superintendent on June 15, 2010. He has served 30 years in education, all in Texas, including as principal of Colleyville Heritage High School from 2004-2006. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University, Master of Education degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, and Doctorate degree from the University of North Texas. He also served 20 years in the Army National Guard and Reserves, retiring as a major in 2004.
This is a program you must not miss!
The Grapevine Historical Society program is open free to the public and will be held at 7 pm August 22 in the Grapevine Public Library Program Room, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine Texas. All are welcome to attend.