The Canutillo Independent School District today announced that Maria G. Villarreal has been appointed as the District’s next Director of Student Services. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Villarreal will oversee the District’s programs involving child welfare, grants, social-emotional learning, guidance and counseling, social work, college readiness, career and military readiness and parental engagement.
“This role is a critical one in our efforts to provide optimal learning environments for our students,” said Superintendent Dr. Pedro Galaviz. “I am confident that Ms. Villarreal will do a great job as she returns to Canutillo ISD to serve the students in the Best Small School District in Texas.”
Villarreal last served as an assistant principal in the Fabens Independent School District. Prior to that, she was a lead counselor in Canutillo ISD. She began her career in education as a teacher in the San Elizario Independent School District.
She is a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso where she received a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies and a masters degree in guidance and counseling. She also attended Sul Ross State University.