Public Information Act (Open Records)
Request for Information Procedures – Open Records Act
All Open Records Requests shall be referred to the Human Resources Department.
The Department of Human Resources will forward requests to the appropriate Assistant Superintendent/designee. If there are any questions regarding the request, the Chief Human Resources Officer/designee will contact the District's attorney for advice. The Assistant Superintendent/designee will sign off his/her approval, and forward the request to the appropriate administrator(s).
The administrator(s) assigned to process the Open Records Request will fill out the Estimated Cost Form to determine the cost of copies and the cost for gathering information, if any. Please refer to policy GBA-A, Guidelines for Copy Charges.
The Department of Human Resources will obtain a signature from the requestor agreeing to pay the costs, if any, to copy the information. The approval from the requestor will be forwarded to the department gathering the information.
Once the information is ready to be disseminated, it will be returned to the Department of Human Resources, which will then contact the requestor.
The requestor will pay the cost at the Business Services Department, and the department will issue a receipt for payment. The money obtained will be deposited at the general fund. Information will be given out to the requestor after they provide a receipt from the Business Services Department.
The Department of Human Resources will retain the signed forms and keep them on file electronically.
Please send all Information requests to: Open Records
Phone Number: 915.937.0216
Address: District Service Center,
12440 Rojas Dr. El Paso, TX 79928
Socorro Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law in its employment practices or in providing education services, activities, and programs, including career and technical education (vocational programs). For additional information regarding Socorro Independent School District’s policy of nondiscrimination contact the Chief Human Resources Officer (915) 937-0201, 12440 Rojas Dr., El Paso, TX 79928.