Christopher Judge, Jessica Carrillo, and Jesica Arellano

Three Canutillo ISD principals Harvard bound

Principals Jessica Carrillo, Christopher Judge, and Jesica Arellano, are heading to Harvard the summer of 2021 thanks to Raise Your Hand Texas, a nonprofit advocacy organization working to strengthen and improve public education.

Carrillo from Reyes Elementary School, Judge from Canutillo Middle School, and Arellano from Northwest Early College High School, were selected to participate in the summer leadership program at The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

“This is a prestigious institute that directly supports student learning,” said Superintendent Dr. Pedro Galaviz. “It will not only build capacity but continue to put Canutillo ISD on top.”

The three will join campus leaders from around the globe to engage in training and workshops led by national and international experts in the fields of education and leadership.

Carrillo, Judge, and Arellano are among 62 out of 200 school leaders selected because of their potential to affect significant change at their campus, within their district, and throughout their region.

The principals will attend either the Improving Schools: Art of Leadership or the Leadership: An Evolving Vision institutes. Each institute is a week-long professional development summer course taught in Cambridge, Massachusetts by faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Raise Your Hand covers all expenses for those selected, including program tuition fees, travel, and hotel.