IDEA Monterrey Park 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.
IDEA Monterrey Park is located at
222 SW 39th St.
San Antonio, Texas 78237
Melissa Sanchez joined IDEA Monterrey Park Academy as a Principal-in-Residence in July 2017 and took over as the Principal in July 2018. Even though she was new to IDEA, she was not new to education and leadership.
Mrs. Sanchez relocated from Philadelphia, where she served in various roles in education for the last 18 years. She served as a teacher leader from K-8th grade and worked as an adjunct professor for Esperanza College in their Early Education program, training teachers. During her time as a leader, she developed an academic support program for students with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia by becoming certified as a Wilson tutor and Dyslexia Consultant. She was a principal of 2 elementary campuses in inner-city North Philadelphia. Her last principalship was as a founding Principal where she had 90% of all her students meet benchmarks in all content areas and received funding for her scholars’ academic success and STEAM program. She continues to strive to bring the same excellence and success to IDEA MoPa.