Phone: 469-752-8094


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Lesley Range-Stanton

Lesley is Plano ISD's Chief Communications Officer, responsible for communications and community engagement efforts supporting a range of school district stakeholders since 2009. Lesley's areas of responsibility include crisis communications, community and public relations, website, social media, video production, special events and district policy and elections.

Previously serving as marketing and development director for The Real Estate Council and The Real Estate Council Foundation, Lesley was responsible for public relations, marketing and fundraising for a large, diverse commercial real estate association and related nonprofit. In this role, Lesley helped manage the initial public relations and marketing efforts for one of Dallas’ most popular destinations, Klyde Warren Park. Prior to that, Lesley was the director of communications at Dallas’ largest and most historic synagogue, Temple Emanu-El. Past experience also includes technical writing and graphic design for J.D. Power and Associates and the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

A communications professional with a broad range of corporate and nonprofit experience, Lesley’s career in communications began as a student assistant in the public relations office of Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in English. Lesley is a graduate of Leadership Plano (Class 30), a recipient of the Texas PTA Life Member Award and served as president of the board for Plano’s celebrated Heritage Farmstead Museum.

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    • View student grades and attendance
    • Access school and staff info
    • View news stories
    • Receive important alerts
    • View calendar info

    How to Download the PLANO ISD App

    • Go to the App Store or Google Play
    • Search "PLANO ISD"
    • Select 'Get' and then 'Install'
    • You will need to know your apple or google account password
    • After it has installed select 'Open'
    • You have now downloaded the app

  • Get Started

    How to Customize Your News Feed

    • Select the 'News' icon
    • By default you will see all the district level news feeds
    • Select the 'Gear/Sliders' in the upper right hand corner
    • Select which school(s) you wish to follow
    • Choose which type of news you want to follow
    • Select 'Back' and then 'Done'
      • Now your customized selection will display in your News Section

    How to Customize Your Calendar Feed

    • Select the 'Calendar' icon
    • Select the 'Gear/Sliders' in the upper right-hand corner
    • Select which school(s) you wish to follow
    • Select "Done"
    • Your App is now customized

    How to Set up Push Notifications

    • Open the App
    • Click on the "Alerts" Icon
    • You will see "Alerts" and "Inbox"
    • Your "Inbox" contains any messages you have received through our new PISD Mobile App
    • Alerts are push notifications that pop-up on your phone
    • To set-up an alert select the "Gear" or "Sliders" in the upper right-hand corner.
    • You can set up alerts for:
      • Any time a new message is sent
      • When you child’s class grades drop below a certain threshold
      • When your child’s assignment grade drops below a certain threshold
      • When your child’s grade has been updated by the teacher
    • To set a threshold select an alert topic
    • Change "Off" to "On"
    • Then pick your threshold
    • It's that easy