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El Paso Classical Academy Hires Long-Time SISD Leader

Martha Crespo was recently named headmaster at El Paso Classical Academy and will lead the K-12 campus beginning this fall. Crespo has spent the last 24 years at Socorro Independent School District (SISD), 12 of which as an elementary school assistant principal.

“I truly can’t imagine any place I’d rather be than El Paso Classical Academy and am looking forward to partnering with families to make the school everything it needs to be,” Crespo said. “I look forward to fostering an environment where students develop virtues such as perseverance, integrity, and honesty as they prepare for prosperous lives in our community.”

Crespo holds a master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Texas at El Paso and received multiple awards during her time as an educator at SISD. She will lead the public charter school campus as it enters its third year at 8960 Escobar Drive and plans to make parent involvement a top priority.

El Paso Classical Academy is a Founders Classical Academy campus within the ResponsiveEd® family of schools. ResponsiveEd operates nearly 90 public charter school campuses in Texas and Arkansas. For more, visit

Founders Classical Academy campuses provide a rigorous liberal arts curriculum in a nurturing environment. Their goal is to develop students into responsible, virtuous adults prepared to flourish in college, career, and society. For more, visit


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