Career Management System
  • The Career Management System (CMS)

    Central Staff and campus support team members play a crucial role in reaching District goals by supporting the work of instructional staff and facilitating organizational conditions for success.  To continue improving student achievement in Dallas ISD, each of the District's 20,000 plus team members, including the 10,000 non-instructional staff, must be working toward a singular vision, focusing on shared outcomes, and striving for excellence. 

  •  Click HERE to access the Cornerstone Platform 
    The 2023-2024 CMS Appraisal Cycle  is now in progress.  








    CMS will now be the sole evaluation tool for all central and campus-based support employees beginning in the Fall of 2023.  

    The following staff members will be evaluated by CMS

    • Campus-based administrative & support roles
    • Instructional support roles
    • Central professional and support staff
    • Classified positions
    • Teaching roles not eligible for TEI    

    Examples: Driver, Coordinator, Office Manager, Speech Therapist, Teacher Assistant, and Technician

CMS Resources

  • Cornerstone Career Management System Tasks

  • CMS Quick Links

  • CMS Appraisal Cycle Calendar and Performance Management Tasks and Timelines

  • General Task Assignment Windows

  • Beginning of Year (BOY) Step 1: Employee/Team Member Actions

  • SMART Goals

  • Beginning of Year (BOY) Step 2: Appraiser Actions

  • Middle of Year (MOY) Step 1: Employee/Team Member Actions

  • Middle of Year (MOY) Step 2: Appraiser Actions

  • End of Year (EOY) Appraiser Step

  • What if I disagree with my evaluation?

  • FAQs

  • Leadership Development Webinars

  • Other Performance Evaluation Instruments

  • 2022-2023 Resources