IDEA Eastside

Proudly serving the parents, families and students of San Antonio, Texas.

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WHO WE ARE

IDEA Eastside sets high expectations for every student and goes the extra mile to make sure every student realizes their own potential. Personalized learning, critical thinking skills, mastery of core subjects is our recipe for success.

2015

Year Founded

1296

Students Currently Enrolled

K – 11

Grade Levels

OUR CAMPUS

Campus Leaders

Christina Cavazos-Escamilla

Principal, IDEA Academy Mission

Christina’s career with IDEA Public Schools began in June 2003, where she was one of five founding high school teachers at ICP Donna. Between 2003 and 2007, Christina taught 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade humanities, and led her team as the humanities content leader for two years.

Christina’s career with IDEA Public Schools began in June 2003, where she was one of five founding high school teachers at ICP Donna. Between 2003 and 2007, Christina taught 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade humanities, and led her team as the humanities content leader for two years. Christina continued her role as a teacher and added on more responsibilities as an Assistant Principal/Dean of Students for the middle and high school. In this role, Christina was responsible for creating many of the student structures and systems at ICP Donna. After two years as an Assistant Principal, Christina became the first Alumni Affairs Coordinator for the organization to help ensure that 100% of IDEA’s alumni finish college within four years.

In 2007, Christina was asked to lead the Human Resources Department for the organization, and served as the Vice President of Human Resources for two years. Her aspirations of becoming a school principal came to fruition when Christina returned to ICP Donna in 2009 as the middle school principal. In June 2010, Christina was named Principal of IDEA College Prep Donna. While Principal at ICP Donna, it has been named one of the Best High Schools in the nation by US News & World Report. Christina now serves as Principal at IDEA Academy Mission.

Christina earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Grinnell College in 2002. She later earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University.

Christina lives in Weslaco, with her husband John Jacob, two daughters, Romina and Niavana, and son, Rio.

Janie M. Gomez

Executive Principal, IDEA Eastside

Carvetta Bohannon

Assistant Principal of
Operations, IDEA Eastside

carvetta.bohannon@ideapublicschools.org

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