Edinburg CISD names new superintendent

Local News

Source: Edinburg CISD

EDINBURG, Texas — The Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District (Edinburg CISD) Board of Trustees approved Dr. Mario Salinas as the district’s 20th Superintendent of Schools on Feb. 16., said the district’s news release.

“I am excited to get going and take this District to another level of quality,” said Dr. Salinas. “As a former high school principal, I am different from the 19 other superintendents that I followed. Most of those had the elementary experience. I am coming in here as a superintendent with a high school principalship experience, which is the same job, but a different perspective.”

Dr. Salinas has worked in various capacities for Edinburg CISD, including high school science teacher, head varsity basketball coach, assistant principal, and principal at Edinburg North High School for almost 10 years, said the district.

The district added that Dr. Salinas recently served as the Assistant Superintendent for Support Services, where he managed all aspects of the District’s operations since 2005.

He received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree in educational administration, and his doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Texas-Pan American.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

COVID-19 SAFETY TIPS

COVID Tip: Wash Your Hands

COVID Tip: Cover When Coughing and Sneezing

COVID Tip: Disinfecting

COVID Tip: Cover Your Mouth

COVID Tip: Avoid Close Contact

COVID-19 Tip: Disinfect Areas

COVID-19 Tip: Wash Hands Often

ValleyCentral App Links

App Store Link
Google Play Link
More Throwback Thursday