Welcome to our team

Welcome to Garland ISD! Please use this page as a resource for required training, district information and other resources to help you as a new member of the GISD family.

Garland ISD is one of the largest districts in Dallas County, educating more than 52,000 students across 71 campuses. Our district:

2024-25 New Employee Events Schedule

If you are new to Garland ISD, please join us for our new employee events this summer:

EventWho should attend?DateTimeLocation
New Employee Block PartyAll new professional hiresTuesday, July 238 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Curtis Culwell Center
Culture & StructureAll new to GISD teachers/instructional staffWednesday, July 248 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Curtis Culwell Center
Curriculum BootcampAll new to GISD teachers/instructional staffThursday, July 258 a.m.-3:30 p.m.Naaman Forest High School

Note: New staff includes MOY 2023-24 hires. Paraprofessionals do not attend New Employee Events.

Register for New Employee Events

Employee resources

See below for an overview of some key information for employees.

Staff page

The For Staff page (garlandisd.net/staff) is a central location for access to frequently used staff resources. You will find links to important applications like Skyward, Canvas, ReadyHub, Oracle and more.

The staff page functions as the main overview page for the staff section of the website. From there, you can use the section menu to find other helpful information.

  • Under Health & Benefits, you can find information about our benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), the Employee Clinic as well as discounts and wellness information for staff.
  • The Human Resources section located in this area features frequently asked questions and other useful content for staff.


Our employee intranet (home.garlandisd.net) is only accessible while connected to the district network.

This site houses documents and information provided to support district processes and procedures. Some useful pages here include the following:

Note: To access the Intranet, you must be connected to the district network, logged in to Outlook/Office 365 or have a VDI or VPN.

PD Site

Visit the Professional Development site to find details about

  • new employee events
  • required compliance videos
  • professional development training and suport
  • and much more

GISD Professional Development Site

District site and mobile app

  • The Contact us page provides a variety of links to directories and contact information for the main office, emergency numbers, reporting and more.
  • Our Schools Directory provides helpful campus information such as links to their website, administration information and overviews of the school.
  • The Department Directory provides department details and contact information (also found on the Intranet).
  • Our Calendars section lists upcoming events throughout the entire community.
  • The Garland ISD Mobile App provides quick access to district and campus events, news and resources for students and staff.