In preparation for the upcoming 2020-21 academic year, the Ysleta Independent School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Martinez as the new principal at Eastwood High School, and Maribel Guillen as the new principal at Riverside High School, effective July 1.
Martinez, the current principal at Eastwood Knolls International School, began his career with Ysleta ISD 26 years ago as a middle school science teacher at Eastwood Knolls. He went on to serve as assistant principal at Mesa Vista Elementary, then as principal at Pebble Hills Elementary before taking on his current position at Eastwood Knolls International. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Sul Ross State University.
Guillen, current principal at San Elizario High School, is a proud graduate of Riverside High School. She began her professional career 22 years ago as a geography teacher at Ysleta High School, and went on to serve as a social studies teacher in both middle school and high school, and as a high school assistant principal and principal. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history and master’s degree in educational leadership from UTEP.