On Thursday, officials with Ysleta Independent School District (YISD) announced the appointment of Celina Muñoz as the new Director of Guidance and Counseling.
Via a news release, YISD officials shared, “Muñoz’s immeasurable knowledge in guidance and counseling, social emotional development, and course catalog – among other vital attributes – will help her lead YISD’s Guidance and Counseling Department toward a higher level of success.”
Muñoz, an assistant principal at Eastwood Middle School, began her career in education in 1999 as a teacher at YISD’s Scotsdale Elementary School. She later went on to serve as an elementary school counselor, as well as an assistant principal at the elementary-, middle-, and high-school levels.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), where she also earned the required hours for certification in Educational Administration.
Muñoz new position is effective Monday, September 3.