It is not uncommon for siblings to want what the other one has—whether it be a toy, a game, or a snack. But for Dalia Mendoza, she didn’t want her younger brother’s belongings, instead she wanted to have an opportunity to be a part of IDEA Public Schools like he did. The issue? She graduated from high school years ago and was almost done with her bachelor’s degree. So, she found a solution that paired her love of IDEA with her passion for helping others.
Upon graduation from the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Dalia was recently hired as an IDEA Founding Teacher Fellow for the IDEA Greater Houston Area alongside her husband, who is also an fellow. As a part of her training, she will serve as a 2nd grade math co-teacher for IDEA Montopolis Academy during the 2019-20 school year.
Read more about Dalia and her highly anticipated career at IDEA Public Schools.