Eastside Early College High School

Campus Leadership


Andrew K. Bailey, Principal

Andrew K. Bailey, Principal

Mr. Bailey joins Eastside Early College High School from Spring ISD, where he served as an Assistant Principal, District RtI Coordinator, and Associate Principal at both the Middle and High School Level. Prior to those assignments, he taught at the secondary level in both Houston ISD in Houston, Texas and Glynn County School System in Brunswick, GA. 

Mr. Bailey earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Tuskegee University, Master’s Degree in Middle Grades Education from Columbus State University, and Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston. Mr. Bailey is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University. 

Mr. Bailey is excited for the opportunity to serve the Eastside Students, Staff, and Community. He will be joined in Austin by his wife, Keisha, and their 3 children.
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Yvette Alvarado, Academic Director, Freshman Academy Admin

Yvette Alvarado is in her 28th year in education. She has served students, families and community in Austin ISD for 22 years. During her tenure in Austin ISD, she taught at the elementary, middle and high school level and served as the Assistant Director in Special Education. The last 10 years, she has been at Eastside Early College HS. While at Eastside, she served as the School Improvement Facilitator, Assistant Principal/Freshman Academy Director and now Academic Director. Prior to joining the Admin team at Eastside, Yvette served as an Education Specialist for the Education Service Center, Region 13 working with campuses and districts on school improvement. 

She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Texas at Austin with a major in Multicultural and Diverse Learners Special Education. 

Yvette has been happily married to Miguel for 32 years with three young-adult children who all attended and graduated from Austin ISD. Her oldest daughter is in a residency program, as a physician in Internal Medicine at Dell Medical Center. Her middle son works for the City of Austin in the Water Utility Department and her youngest daughter is settling back down in Austin after being a Missionary for 3.5 years right out of high school.

Contact Information for Ms. Alvarado

E-mail: yvette.alvarado@austinisd.org

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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.

Contact Information for Ms. Lopez

E-mail: jessica.a.lopez@austinisd.org

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Vacancy for Assistant Principal, information will be updated as candidate is selected.


Benjamin Decherd, Freshman Academy Counselor

Elizabeth Chang-Yen, STEM Academy Counselor

Jeff Healey, Health Academy Counselor