Mrs. Estela Valdez

Mrs. Valdez was born and raised in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

She received a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Math and Computer Science) from UTD in Richardson, Texas, and a M.A. in Education/Curriculum Instruction: Technology from Grand Canyon University. She is currently studying at the Perot STEM Teacher Institute in Dallas and finishing her Catholic School Leadership Certificate through Creighton University. She holds Texas teaching certifications in Computer Systems and Spanish, as well as training in Gifted and Talented Instruction, and Nutritional Coaching through the YMCA. She has taught for 17 years.

This year, Mrs. Valdez looks forward to growing professionally and spiritually, and becoming an even better leader and teacher. She hopes to be able to guide and motivate families and students to enjoy education as much as she does.

Mrs. Valdez is married and has three kids, all of whom graduated from St. Cecilia. During her free time she likes to workout and enjoys endurance sports, as well as movies, music, and reading.