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Principals named for two EPISD elementary schools

Michelle Corral  Christina Chapa

(EL PASO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTICT -- Oct. 11, 2019) — EPISD Superintendent Juan E. Cabrera today announced the appointment of principals at two district elementary schools. Christina Chapa is the new principal at Paul C. Moreno Elementary School and Michelle Corral is the new principal at Clardy Elementary School. 

Their appointments are effective Oct. 21.

“Ms. Chapa and Ms. Corral are two outstanding educators with a proven track record in EPISD,” Cabrera said. “I am confident that under their leadership and the support from the community, both Moreno and Clardy will continue to thrive and reach unprecedented success.”

Chapa is currently the assistant principal at Bond Elementary School and has previously served as a testing coordinator, literacy coach and teacher at several schools throughout the District. A former Teacher of the Year at Tippin Elementary School, she is a cum laude graduate from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and has a master’s degree in educational administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Corral currently serves as the assistant principal at Mesita Elementary School and has previously been an instructional coach, curriculum writer and math teacher at several EPISD schools. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s in business administration from the University of Phoenix, and she is a graduate of EPISD’s 21st Century Principal Academy. 

Moreno had been served by interim principal Robert Pancoast and Clardy by interim principal Millie Williams.

Story by Gustavo Reveles