EPISD announces changes to academic team, reassigns former assistant superintendent
POSTED: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 4:24pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 4:56pm
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Dr. Jim Steinhauser, the last member of Former Superintendent Lorenzo Garcia's Administration, has been reassigned within the district according to an EPISD spokesperson.
EPISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera reassigned Steinhauser earlier this week, according to the district. Steinhauser was previously the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, but he will now serve as policy advisor to Dr. Tom Miller, Deputy Superintendent of Operations and Administration.
Vanessa Monsisvais, EPISD Spokesperson said "We are in the process of reviewing all of our policies and updating them, and we know his talent and expertise will be of great use to the district in his new role."
Several other additions to the EPISD academic team were also announced, in addition to Steinhauser's reassignment. Mary Ann Clark was named Executive Director of Core Curriculum grades 3-12 for general education and advanced academic services.
Eliza Simental was named Executive Director for Connecting Languages.
EPISD also named Maria Gutierrez as the interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction while the district looks for a permanent replacement for Steinhauser.