The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of the Principal for Early College High School, Assistant Principal for Rodriguez Elementary, Assistant Principal for Rodriguez Elementary/ Treasure Hills Elementary, and the district’s Director for Talent Acquisition and Development during a special board meeting on August 4.
Dr. Pamela Flores was approved as principal for ECHS. With 20 years of experience in education, Dr. Flores previously served as principal at KEYS Academy. She has also held positions as assistant principal at several schools in San Benito, Texas, dean of curriculum and instruction for San Benito High School, university talent search program coordinator for the University of Texas at Brownsville, and teacher at several institutions of learning.
Michelle Ayala will return to Rodriguez Elementary as assistant principal after serving as instructional facilitator at Zavala Elementary. Beginning her career in education in 2006, Ayala previously served as teacher at Sam Houston Elementary and then Rodriguez.
John Gray was approved as assistant principal at Rodriguez/Treasure Hills. He comes to HCISD after serving as principal at Jo Nelson Middle School in Santa Rosa, Texas. He previously held positions as assistant principal, physical education chairperson, athletic trainer, and teacher at several school districts in the Rio Grande Valley.
Norma A. Castillo was approved as Director for Talent Acquisition and Development. She comes to HCISD after serving as Education Specialist for the Leadership Excellence and Development Center at Region One. She previously held positions as adult education supervisor, staff development coordinator, principal, assistant principal, instructional officer, and teacher.