IDEA Ingram Hills 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.
Nancy is a Colorado native with more than a decade of experience in education. While in Colorado, Nancy was an exemplar elementary school teacher in inner-city Denver for many years before assistant in turnaround efforts with the public school district in Aurora as an assistant principal.
Compelled by the opportunity to further develop her instructional leadership skills in a new context, Nancy joined the Principal in Residence program in 2016, and for the past year-and-a-half has been working in San Antonio to combine her takeaways from Colorado with IDEA’s model and focus. She can’t wait to welcome the IDEA IDEA Ingram Hills Academy Team & Family in August 2018!
Jeffrey Rothschild, graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is the founding principal of IDEA Ingram Hills College Prep in the fall of 2018. Jeffrey first led classrooms in Louisiana as a 2010 Teach For America corps member.
He excelled as an elementary school teacher and later on as he led various initiatives for his campus and district, including being a key member of significant improvements to the Response To Intervention program. Always eager to further develop his skills and to continue positively impacting students and communities, Jeffrey is also a graduate of the nationally renowned Columbia University Summer Principals Academy, which he attended in New Orleans in 2012. From 2012-2016, Jeffrey worked as an assistant principal, summer school director, and teacher with public charter programs in New Orleans, prior to joining IDEA’s Principal-in-Residence program this past summer. Jeffrey has excelled in his role as PIR at IDEA South Flores Academy, and is excited for the opportunity to work with the communities of San Antonio, a city he has quickly come to love and enjoy since his arrival.
Alyssa Marie Echeverria has been an educator since 2017, serving the communities of Weslaco and San Antonio, TX. Alyssa was born and raised in Weslaco, Texas which is a small city in the Rio Grande Valley alongside her three brothers.
As a 2016 graduate of Texas A&M University Corpus Christi with a degree in Education she followed her mother’s footsteps and fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming an educator. She began working with IDEA public schools in 2017 as a 2nd grade math teacher at IDEA Weslaco Pike and then transitioned over to help open IDEA Ingram Hills as a founding Kinder teacher where she also served as grade team lead for 1st grade. Alyssa was then promoted to school leadership in 2020 serving as the Assistant Principal of Operations. Alyssa believes in college for all children and is excited to be working with students and families in a different capacity since leaving the classroom. She holds high standards as she leads the operations team to ensure student learning is maximized throughout the school day.
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