Miguel Garcia III, Principal
Yvette Alvarado, Academic Director, Freshman Academy Admin
Jessica A. Lopez, Assistant Principal, Health Science Academy Admin
Ms. Lopez holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She completed her Masters of Education in Educational Leadership at Texas State University.
This year is Ms. Lopez's 9th year in education. She taught 6 years as a social studies teacher at Travis High School in Austin ISD. She has been an assistant principal at Eastside for the last 3 years.
Ms. Lopez has assisted with the facilitation and implementation of Social and Emotional Learning on campus including the No Place for Hate initiative and designation held for the past 3 years. She is the administrator over our AVID program and supports implementation of AVID strategies in classrooms across the campus. She has worked with our AVID site team to acquire our AVID certification for the past 3 years. Ms. Lopez collaborated with students, families, and teachers in the Class of 2020 to obtain the highest graduation rate at Eastside Early College High School.
Ms. Lopez believes in the power of connection, collaboration, and contribution for our students, families, and the Eastside community. She is passionate about encouraging others to reach their highest potential and is dedicated to ensuring she supports them in doing so. She is proud to be a part of the Eastside community and looks forward to the continued successes our campus will have.
Benjamin Decherd, Freshman Academy Counselor
Elizabeth Chang-Yen, STEM Academy Counselor
Jeff Healey, Health Academy Counselor