• January 17, 2021

Tags : Ysleta ISD

Ysleta ISD teachers, staff to return to campuses January 19

Officials with the Ysleta Independent School District announced Thursday that, in order to prepare for the return of students to campuses for in-person instruction, all teachers, staff, and full-time employees are required to report to their campuses and departments to resume their normal workday schedules beginning Tuesday, January 19. “The district has not yet set […]Read More

Ysleta ISD classes to remain online under latest health department

The Ysleta Independent School District will follow the latest guidance from the City of El Paso Department of Public Health to continue online learning. Monday morning, Dr. Hector Ocaranza issued an updated recommendation for local school districts to delay in-person, face- to-face learning. This delay will diminish the spread of COVID-19 after the recent holidays. […]Read More

Ysleta ISD teacher wins 2021 NEA Foundation excellence award

Michelle Sandoval Villegas, a Parkland Pre-Engineering Middle School math teacher and 2020 Texas Secondary Teacher of the Year, has been named a winner of the prestigious 2021 National Education Association (NEA) Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence. Villegas, a 13-year teaching veteran at the Ysleta Independent School District, was honored during a virtual awards ceremony Friday […]Read More

Texas education group taps Ysleta ISD principal to serve on

Charlie Garcia, principal of Bel Air High School in the Ysleta Independent School District, has been selected to serve on the Legislative Committee of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP), a statewide organization committed to raising awareness about the critical problems facing educational leadership. Garcia – the only El Paso-area educator on the […]Read More

Ysleta ISD principal named finalist for TX middle school Principal

Dr. Angela Reyna, principal of Parkland Pre-Engineering Middle School, has been named a finalist for the 2020-21 State Middle School Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP). “The work we do as educators is truly important because we impact the lives of students,” said Reyna, who has worked as […]Read More

Ysleta ISD’s all-girl academy ranked No. 1 middle school in

The Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA) in the Ysleta Independent School District has been ranked the No. 1 middle school in West Texas by TexasSchoolGuide.org, an online publication designed to help parents navigate today’s public education system. “We are exceptionally proud of the accomplishments of these schools, as well as the tireless work of our […]Read More

Ysleta ISD extends October intersession, TEA waiver approved

A day after some of the region’s largest school districts announced the extension of their Fall intersessions, officials with Ysleta ISD announced Thursday afternoon that their October intersession would be extended as well. Via a Thursday afternoon news release, officials announced the move, after authorization from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) arrived. The decision effectively […]Read More

Ysleta ISD responds to rise in COVID-19 cases with new

Friday afternoon, in response to the rise in new COVID-19 cases in El Paso and in cooperation with local health authorities, Ysleta ISD announced they would be implementing its approved Code-Red provisions for athletic events and delaying the date for teachers to report to campuses as part of its commitment to safeguard the health and […]Read More

Ysleta ISD names Solis as new Central Office director

The Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced that it has appointed David Solis, former finance director at Tornillo ISD, as its new Director of Accounting and Payroll. Solis began his professional career in 2004 as an accounting clerk, and went on to serve in various accounting positions in both the private and public sectors.  He […]Read More

Ysleta ISD teacher joins Texas Tech fellowship program

Ramon Benavides, a science teacher at Del Valle High School, is the only El Pasoan selected to participate in the 2020-21 Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program (TX-EPFP), a Texas Tech University initiative designed to help education professionals deepen their knowledge and develop skills in leadership and public policy. “The Texas Education Policy Fellowship Program will […]Read More