Michelle Ayala named Region One TEPSAN of the Year

Michelle Ayala, a district assistant principal was recognized as TEPSAN of the Year by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).

“I feel extremely honored and humbled to be selected as Region One TEPSAN of the Year,” Ayala said. “I am blessed.”

Currently, Ayala is supporting HCISD with instructional technology.

Ayala has proudly worked in education for 15 years as an elementary teacher, high school coach, and elementary instructional coach. She has served as an assistant principal for the last six years and holds a Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University.

“I am also a Seesaw Ambassador, Seesaw Pioneer, blogger, Pinterest Influencer, and proud mother to three adventurous boys,” Ayala said.

Members from the 20 TEPSA Regions across the state annually honor a colleague for their outstanding service to the association. Award recipients must be committed to advancing the principalship and the association, as well as serving as a voice for Texas students.

Honorees will be recognized this summer.

“It is an amazing opportunity to learn alongside so many amazing educational leaders across our great state of Texas,” Ayala said. “TEPSA has been such an amazing organization of support, networking, and professional growth. I am currently serving as Region One Vice President and will be serving as president for 2021-2023.”

TEPSA, whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas PK-8 school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of more than 3 million PK-8 school children. Learn more at


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