The El Paso Independent School District today announced that Mark Paz is the new Assistant Superintendent of Schools, a position that will provide guidance and support to campus principals to help schools develop higher academic standards.
“Mr. Paz brings with him a proven track record of leadership and innovation that will serve the District well,” said Superintendent Diana Sayavedra. “In this new role, he will be able to share his experience and insight with the rest of our corps of principals, furthering our efforts to provide high quality services to students in every corner of the District.”
Paz, who has been principal at El Paso High School since 2018, will assume his new role on Monday, June 6.
A curriculum and instructional leader, Paz previously served as principal of Canutillo Middle School in the Canutillo Independent School District. His history in EPISD is long, having served as a teacher at Armendariz Middle School, a coordinator at Irvin High School and an assistant principal at El Paso High.
He is the current president of the El Paso Chapter of the Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, and a board member with the Down Syndrome Association for El Paso.