Dallas ISD Theory of Action

What types of autonomies are available?

  • Most major divisions in the district have one or more of their departments that offer autonomies through the district’s Theory of Action.

    These divisions, include:

    • Chief of Staff
    • Finance
    • Human Capital Management
    • Information Technology
    • Operations
    • School Leadership
    • Strategic Initiatives
    • Teaching and Learning

    The earned 'school' autonomies are based on the Local Accountability System (LAS) ratings, where schools earn autonomies from the managed foundation that allow alternative methods and models of instruction.

    For a complete list of the 2022-2023 autonomies and process click here.