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IDEA Principal In Residence Program: Are you ready to lead with IDEA?

With the start of the academic year also begins the search for a cohort to join IDEA’s Principal in Residence (PIR) Program for the 2019-20 school year. Candidates that are accepted into the program spend 1-3 years learning and supporting students in campuses across the IDEA network.

We caught up with Luzdivina Lozano, Senior Director of Leader Development for the Rio Grande Valley and Denise De La Rosa, Senior Director of L...

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

IDEA Public Schools is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), a time when we highlight the cultures and traditions of those who trace their routes to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking countries within Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.   

As an organization who believes a great education is the pathway to success in college and in life, we champion this month as an opportunity to educate our students about Hispani...

IDEA Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for IDEA Owassa Campus in Pharr

On Monday September 10, IDEA Public Schools gathered with community leaders, board members, IDEA students, and others to celebrate the official ribbon cutting of one of our newest campuses, IDEA Owassa.

Located at 1000 W Owassa Road in Pharr, Texas, IDEA Owassa opened on August 13 for the 2018-2019 school year, welcoming approximately 762 students in grades Pre-K through 2nd and 6th.

Faculty and staff spent months preparing for the school’s official opening and ...