School Social Workers

School Social Workers


SWISD School Social Workers

SWISD School Social workers are trained mental health professionals with a degree in social work who provide services related to our student’s social, emotional and life adjustment to school and/or society. Our School Social Workers are the link between the home, school and community in providing direct as well as indirect services to students, families and school personnel to promote and support students' academic and social success. Click Here for more information about the services our Social Workers provide.

Our Role

  • We assist our students and families in identifying factors at home, school and/or community impact education success and work to reduce those barriers to learning. These barriers may include but are not limited to: truancy, alcohol, and other drug abuse, neglect, basic family needs, economic factors, behavioral difficulties, porce, and mental health concerns.
  • We prepare the student so he/she can be successful in the classroom and at school.
  • We educate the student in recognizing and managing emotions developing care and concern for others, establishing positive relationships, making responsible decisions, handling challenging situations, and how to reduce conflicts respectfully. Goal setting, decision making and problem solving are key components of instruction.
  • We support parents, teachers, and administrators in understanding the students' developmental and educational needs.
  • We serve as supportive links between school, home, and community resources.


Phone Number



Nilda Castellanos, LMSW



Sky Harbour Elementary

Sun Valley Elementary

Jeff Edwards, LMSW



Indian Creek Elementary

Spicewood Elementary

Barbara Chandler, LCSW



Hidden Cove Elementary

Southwest Elementary

Jocabeth Moreno, LMSW


McAuliffe Middle School

Lori Boggio. LMSW


McNair Middle School

Analisa Arizpe


Resnik Middle School

Lori Perez, LMSW


Scobee Middle School

Daisy Nieto, LMSW


9th Grade Campus

Stephanie Rodriguez


Southwest High School

Sandra Iracheta-Cruz


Special Education Department

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Student & Outreach Services Office

Marie C. Phelps


Student and Outreach Services

Velma N Pena

Secretary to the Director

Student and Outreach Services

Phone: 210-622-4351

Fax: 210-622-4346