The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved Alejandra Lara as Principal at Jefferson Elementary.
She will serve as Principal at Jefferson after serving as Principal at Stuart Place Elementary. Lara came to HCISD in 2013. Previously she was Principal of Cochran Elementary and Zaragoza Elementary and Assistant Principal of Kahn Elementary and Stevens Park Elementary at Dallas Independent School District. Lara has 18 years of experience in education, including five years at Dallas ISD as a bilingual teacher.
Lara earned her bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington.