Leander ISD’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a plan of action—which states the LISD Educational Excellence Foundation will become the only district education foundation and Viper Nation Education Foundation will become an academic booster club—at a meeting April 4. Trustee Grace Barber-Jordan was absent.
“As we walk through the process, I’m concerned of what happened to your foundations’ messaging or community in this process,” Trustee Trish Bode said, adding that she wants to know how the district could offer them support and accountability going forward. “We want to be able to support you in those processes.”
The decision comes after around a year of deliberation by both nonprofits, which announced this proposal March 27.
Under the approved plan of action, VNEF is planned to transition