Mentoring Program Protégé Leticia Vega, Cohort 6

Leticia Vega

Cohort 6

Mentor: Dr. Martha Salazar-Zamora

Leticia Vega is the Director of International High School. She was born in McAllen, Texas and attended the University of Texas Pan American where she received her bachelor’s in education. She received her Master’s in Education Administration from the University of Texas San Antonio. Ms. Vega began her teaching career in the Rio Grande Valley where she taught high school English for 6 years and then moved to San Antonio where she taught English at Fox Tech High School for 2 years while completing her Master’s in Administration. She has been an administrator with Austin ISD for 13 years and started her administrative journey as the assistant principal of International High School. Ms. Vega was also the proud of Martin Middle School for 4 years. Ms. Vega says she has the best job in the world and draws her strength from her students and community. She is currently pursuing her PhD at Texas State University.