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Mandy Gutierrez, former Robb Elementary principal, reassigned to new position

The improvement comes simply days after Gutierrez was briefly positioned on administrative go away.

SAN ANTONIO — About per week after she was reinstated from administrative go away by district officers, Robb Elementary School Principal Mandy Gutierrez will now begin making ready for a new position.

The district on Friday introduced Gutierrez will shift to the position of assistant director of particular training for Uvalde CISD. The district web site signifies she was beforehand set to function principal of Uvalde Elementary on the Benson instructional complicated, one of many studying facilities which can tackle former Robb college students when the new college year begins Sept. 6. 

Uvalde CISD officers mentioned the reassignment fulfills her “desire to support special education students across the district.”

Gutierrez’s lone year on the helm at Robb was punctuated in tragedy when an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 college students and two lecturers within the final week of college. One of quite a few folks interviewed by the Texas House investigative committee created within the wake of the capturing, Gutierrez was instantly positioned on paid administrative go away by Superintendent Hal Harrell on July 25, throughout which era she wrote to committee members in search of to make clear her position within the emergency response on May 24. 

“It is unfair and inaccurate to conclude that I ever (became) complacent on any security issue at Robb Elementary,” she wrote partly, particularly clarifying why she did not use the intercom system to warn the college inhabitants and contending she obtained no report that the door to Classroom 111 was defective. 

Gutierrez was finally reinstated after three days of go away. 

Christy Perez, a former assistant principal at Uvalde High School with a background in counseling, will take over the reins as principal at Uvalde Elementary, the district says. 

Other administrative additions 

Uvalde CISD on Friday additionally mentioned it has created and stuffed two new roles “to oversee our recovery and infrastructure enhancement efforts.”

Nichole Henderson, a former counselor who has been with the district for seven years, will work because the director of recovery to oversee assist providers throughout campuses, together with the “implementation of enhanced training in trauma-informed care and recovery.”

Meanwhile, district newcomer Esequiel De La Fuente will function director of particular tasks inside the upkeep division, and oversee “safety and security infrastructure enhancements across the district.”

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