Principal Castillo-Vela: Being a Model for Future Education Leaders

Since February 26, United to Learn (U2L), a Dallas-based nonprofit that partners with Dallas ISD elementary schools to accelerate student achievement and grow purposeful leaders, has been hosting its annual Community Campus Day events. The fifth and final Community Campus Day will be held this Saturday, April 23.During these Saturday events, United to Learn has mobilized community volunteers from companies, schools, and other organizations to improve campus cultures across 45 elementary schools. One of the participating schools was Hotchkiss Elementary School.

Dallas Doing Good interviewed its Principal, Principal Rita Castillo-Vela to learn more about her journey in education and the impact of United to Learn’s Community Campus Day.