• November 30, 2020
 Mary Arnold named new principal at Aoy Elementary

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Mary Arnold named new principal at Aoy Elementary

On Thursday afternoon, officials with the El Paso Independent School District announced the appointment of Mary Arnold as the new principal at Aoy Elementary School.

Arnold has served as assistant principal at Aoy since 2015 after spending years as a classroom teacher and school counselor in several EPISD campuses. She replaces former principal Anabel Tanabe, who left the district last year.

“Aoy is one of our legacy schools and I am pleased that we have found a great leader in Ms. Arnold,” Superintendent Juan Cabrera said. “I am sure her experience, coupled with her understanding of the community around Aoy, will help teachers and students continue the positive achievement record at the school.”

Arnold has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and master’s degrees in counseling and educational leadership from Webster University and the University of Texas at El Paso.

Her classroom experience began as a tutor at Moreno Elementary and then as a second grade and kindergarten teacher at Crockett Elementary, where she later served as a counselor.

Arnold is a former Crockett Teacher of the Year and a graduate;her appointment is effective Thursday, February 20th, 2020.

Story by Gustavo Reveles – EPISD

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