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Summer Principals Academy

The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership

Miguel Ortega

About Miguel

Miguel Ortega is a 3rd grade, self-contained, dual-language teacher at Uplift Heights Preparatory in Dallas, Texas. He also serves as a grade- level chair and as an instructional coach for new teachers. Prior to joining Heights Preparatory, Miguel began his educational career as a Teach For America corps member in Fort Worth, Texas. While serving as a corps member, he taught in 3rd and 5th grade bilingual classrooms for three years at T.A. Sims Elementary. During these experiences, Miguel developed a passion and true understanding of the importance of leadership in public education. Miguel is now committed to leading a school where students, teachers and administrators can build a joyous and collaborative environment in an effort to maximize student achievement.

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