Velia M. Terrazas
Director of Bilingual/ESL Programs
(210) 622-4832 Ext. 3798

Passionate about education and its possibilities, Velia M. Terrazas  provides support services that help teachers, administrators, students, and families to ensure an equal educational opportunity to all.  Drawing on 14 years experience in SWISD as a bilingual teacher and former ELL Specialist, Velia now focuses mainly on overseeing the bilingual & ESL programs for SWISD as a Director. Velia is no stranger to bilingual education, having spent 8 years as a bilingual teacher at Kriewald Road and Elm Creek Elementary. A big believer in creating bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural students, Velia supports dual language programs and initiatives. Velia is a qualified SIOP I & SIOP II trainer for the district. Velia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Bilingual Education from Our Lady of the Lake University in 2006 and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction - Literacy Studies from the University of Texas Arlington in 2014.  


Sandra A. Hernandez
District ELL Program Clerk
(210) 622-4832 Ext.3815

 Patricia Chavez
ELL Coordinator
Ext. 3406

Idalia Garcia
ELL Specialist
Ext. 3137

 Karina Gonzalez
ELL Specialist
Ext. 3514

Israel Gonzalez
ELL Specialist
Ext. 3512

 Cythia Becerra
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2053

Hayde Cavazos
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2064

Yolanda Gonzalez
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2947

 Laura Liebermann
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2204

Norma Coronado
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2062

 Topacio Sandoval
ELL Intake Clerk
Ext. 2032