Blanca Martinez - Assistant Principal



Blanca Martinez, Assistant Principal

 I am originally from Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. I graduated from Memorial High School in 1987. I attended the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Special Education and Spanish. In 2002, I earned a Masters Degree in Bilingual Education with a GT endorsement from UT-Pan American. I'm also a Master Reading Teacher and hold a Principal Certificate. I have been working as an educator since 1994. This is my fourth year at Sharyland ISD and my 25th year in education.  I am very proud to be part of the Harry Shimotsu TEAM. I'm looking forward to a very successful school year for all our scholars and for our staff.

Assistant Principal Message:

Dear Shimotsu Family, It is with great excitement that I write this letter of introduction as the new Assistant Principal of Harry Shimotsu Elementary School. I am truly honored to accept this new role and look forward to continue working with Mr. Limon and our dedicated staff, in our efforts to provide the best education experience to all students in our campus. My goal as Assistant Principal is to provide the leadership that will continue to facilitate a school environment that is safe and respectable, in order for your child to receive the best possible academic instruction. It is also important to me that everyone who steps through our doors-teachers, students and parents-are excited to be here! This attitude enables us to meet the challenges of academic excellence in a positive, fun, and nurturing environment. My door is always open and I welcome your input. Please feel free to call or email me to discuss any concerns you might have throughout the school year. I look forward to working with you as a team to help each student at Harry Shimotsu Elementary meet their goals and have a successful school year! 

Sincerely, Ms. B. Martinez  

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Estimada Familia de Shimotsu, Con gran entusiasmo les escribo esta carta para presentarme con ustedes como la nueva subdirectora de nuestra escuela. Es para mi un honor haber aceptado este nuevo reto y continuar trabajando junto con Mr. Limon y con todo el personal de Shimotsu, en nuestro esfuerzo para proveer a sus hijos el mejor nivel educativo posible. Mi meta como subdirectora es ser un líder que pueda asegurar que el entorno escolar de nuestra escuela continue siendo seguro y respetable para que sus hijos reciban la mejor educación posible. Es tambien de suma importancia para mi, que todos los visitantes a nuestra escuela, incluyendo maestros, padres y alumnos se sientan felices en nuestro plantel y de formar parte de la Familia de Shimotsu. Esta actitud nos ayudara a cumplir con nuestras metas académicas en un ambiente positivo y divertido. Mi puerta siempre estará abierta para ustedes y por esta razón, los invito a que se contacten conmigo en caso de que tengan alguna duda, pregunta o sugerencia. Espero poder trabajar con ustedes en equipo para ayudar a todos nuestros estudiantes de Harry Shimotsu a cumplir sus metas educativas durante este nuevo ciclo escolar. 

Atentamente, Ms. B. Martinez