• October 22, 2020

Tags : El Paso ISD

El Paso ISD announces finalists for 2016 Educational Support Personnel

Ten outstanding EPISD employees were announced as finalists for the 2016 Educational Support Personnel of the Year Award that recognizes the hourly employees that help provide a quality education for our students. The finalists range from clerks and custodians, to teachers aides and cafeteria workers. “Our schools operate the way they do because there are […]Read More

EPISD’s Cabrera named chair of Texas Urban Council of Superintendents

El Paso Independent School District Superintendent Juan E. Cabrera has been selected as the 2016 chair of the Texas Urban Council of Superintendents, a network of some of the largest urban school districts in the state representing more than 750,000 students and nearly 50,000 teachers. District members of the Council include Superintendents, executive and academic leaders of the Aldine, […]Read More

Universal Pre-k to be offered at eight EPISD schools starting

Eight campuses in the El Paso Independent School District next year will offer free dual-language pre-kindergarten to families who may not meet federal EPISD plans to open 16 new pre-kindergarten units – eight in the morning and eight in the afternoon – at the selected sites, which cover the geographic area of the District. The selected sites are Barron, […]Read More

Henderson students get a special holiday treat: free haircuts

The gym at Henderson Middle School turned into a giant barbershop with a line of barbers and hairstylists stretching across the basketball floor to give 30 students a new look for the holidays. The students were part of a mentoring group at the school selected to participate in Henderson’s Partner in Education Versatile Fades Barber […]Read More

EPISD schools launch new visitors management system on Monday

An additional layer of safety will be added to all campuses in the El Paso Independent School District starting next week, when visitors will be required to have their official ID cards scanned before they’re allowed inside. The new safety program uses scanners developed by Raptor Technologies to determine whether a specific visitor to a school is a […]Read More

El Paso ISD admitted into national network of innovative school

The El Paso Independent School District is one of 22 school districts accepted today into the League of Innovative Schools — a national coalition of forwardthinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, an independent, bipartisan nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress to accelerate innovation in education. EPISD was selected from a competitive and national […]Read More

EPISD students begin switch to digital textbooks

When high school students crack open their laptops this fall, the digital books they download will come to life with video and other interactive options. No longer will there be torn pages or dated information. A team of 100 curriculum writers spent months writing and editing digital core content aligned with state standards, which is […]Read More

Education Commissioner ends state oversight of EPISD

State oversight of the El Paso Independent School District will end on Monday, Aug. 24, with the exit of state-appointed monitor Fred Liner, Texas Education Commissioner Michael Williams said in a letter to Superintendent Juan Cabrera Liner, a former Region 19 Education Service Center administrator, had been the District’s monitor since May, when he was tasked […]Read More