The El Paso Independent School District today announced the appointment of two experienced educators to lead Brown Middle School and Tom Lea Elementary School as new principals.
Michelle Casillas will begin her tenure as principal at Tom Lea starting on Monday, Feb. 6., Laurie Enloe will take over at Brown starting on Thursday, Feb. 9.
“Ms. Casillas and Ms. Enloe are joining the ranks of wonderful principals here at EPISD and we couldn’t be happier,” said Superintendent Juan Cabrera. “They both bring a wealth of experience as teachers and administrators, and I know they will be part of the efforts to make EPISD a premier school district in the state and the country.”
Casillas currently serves as the assistant principal of Ascarate Elementary School in the Ysleta Independent School District. She was a classroom teacher at Scotsdale and Capistrano elementary schools. Casillas earned education degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Enloe is currently the assistant principal for guidance and instruction at Burges High School.
She’s previously taught special education and was a diagnostician in both Ysleta and EPISD. Enloe has a bachelor’s in business administration from New Mexico State University and a master’s from UTEP.