APPLY HERE

Dear ISM Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Independent Study and Mentorship (ISM) program.  You are to be congratulated for having the initiative required to take charge of your education and for your desire to look ahead and plan for your future.  This page contains the steps you must take in order to be considered for acceptance into the ISM program.  Should you have any questions, please send me an email at wysongb@friscoisd.org, or stop by my room, E106.

Sincerly,
Mr. Wysong



IMPORTANT DATES
1/30 - ISM applications available
2/24 - ISM applications are due by 11:55 p.m.
3/13-3/17 - ISM interviews


STEP 1 - COMMUNICATE WITH TEACHERS
Speak with your current teachers and let them know you are applying for ISM. (If you are in a single semester class or switched to a different teacher this semester in a year long class, you can speak with the teacher you had during the 1st semester.) Ask each teacher if they would be willing to complete a teacher evaluation for you.  Please do not complete Step 2 until you have spoken with your teachers.

STEP 2 - EMAIL THE LINK TO TEACHERS

Using your FISD email account, email the link to the Teacher Evaluation Form to all of your current teachers.  You may copy and paste this into the email:

Dear ____________,
I have applied for the Independent Study & Mentorship (ISM) program at Liberty High School. As part of the selection process, all of my teachers are asked to complete an evaluation form. I would greatly appreciate it if you would click on this link bit.ly/ismevaluation and fill out the form at your earliest convenience.  Please note that the deadline for submission is February 24, 2017.

Teacher Evaluation Form >>

STEP 3 - COMPLETE THE APPLICATION
Complete the online application by clicking on the link below.  The deadline to submit your application is Friday, February 24 by 11:55 p.m. Please be advised that in the interest of fairness, late applications will not be accepted.

  1. 2017 ISM Student Application  >>
    • Application questions
    • Upload current transcript (*your request might take multiple days before received)
      • save file as: Last Name_First Name_Transcript
    • Student essay
      • save file as: Last Name_First Name_Essay
    • Honesty statement & acknowledgement

STEP 4 - INTERVIEW 
Go through the interview process. Once these interviews are scheduled, a student will deliver an Interview Pass to you. This pass will include the date, time, and location of your interview. Please record this information and plan accordingly because the interview is an integral component of the selection process. 


STEP 5 - PLACEMENT DECISION
Once placement decisions have been finalized, a list of students (by ID number) will be posted in the counseling center.