Posted Date: 08/28/2018
Jessica C. Salazar, Principal of Los Obispos Middle School in Laredo, TX. has been selected to represent the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals as a Region #1 Outstanding Principal of the Year. TASSP recognizes outstanding principals and assistant principals from the twenty region Education Service Centers in the state. School administrators are nominated and chosen by their peers within their regions. Nominations are based upon exemplary performance and outstanding leadership. As a Region # 1 winner, Mrs. Salazar is eligible to compete for the state title of Texas Principal of the Year.
Jessica C. Salazar, a 5-year principal has headed the leadership team at Los Obispos Middle School since 2013. She attended the University of Texas at San Antonio and earned a Political Science degree. She later attended Texas International University and was awarded a Master of Science in Education. Jessica sees herself as being a risk taker, a visionary and leader of learners. She is credited with numerous achievements including being named TASSP Region 1-High School Assistant Principal of the Year in 2013. In 2017, Jessica was inducted into the UISD League of Legends for Untied High School. I am deeply humbled in receiving this honor, it is the great community at Los Obispos Middle School that has inspired me to work hard and lead with great pride!
Each of the region winners will be recognized during the Josten’s Night of the Stars Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the Hilton Austin Downtown Hotel. Each will be presented with an award and recognized in a commemorative book entitled Texas Principals, Texas Heroes. The TASSP Summer Workshop will be held June 12-14, 2019, at the Austin Convention Center.