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Mr PriceA New Principal is Named for Bonham Academy 
UTSA is excited to announce the appointment of Jeff Price as the new principal of Bonham Academy as part of the UTSA 1882 Dual Language Community Lab Schools partnership. Price will begin as principal in the 2022-23 school year, replacing interim principal, Mrs. Blanca Gebhart. 

“I am excited by this opportunity and challenge before us, and I know that by combining resources of the Bonham staff, our parents, and the surrounding community we will continue to grow and meet any challenges in front of us, “Price said. “We are going to make great things happen for our students and for our community. We have an opportunity to show the city and state what a model academy can be.” 

Dr. Juanita Santos, Executive Director of the partnership shared that the San Antonio Independent School District’s (SAISD) board of trustees and UTSA’s College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) Dean, Dr. Mario Torres, united in selecting Price who most recently served San Antonio ISD as principal of Tafolla Middle School. Price was approved during the June 4, 2022, Board Meeting, after a rigorous search process.  

“The UTSA leadership and San Antonio ISD’s Human Capital Management leaders worked collaboratively to make the best decision for Bonham Academy, and I am confident in Mr. Price’s vision for the future of Bonham students, faculty and their community,” Dr. Santos said.  

Price has worked in the district since 2015 and during his 23 years in education, he also worked as a 6th grade reading teacher before moving to campus administration. He served as Assistant Principal for Regency Place Elementary in the North East Independent School District (NEISD). He worked for 5 years as Principal of Serna Elementary in NEISD before moving to Trinity University as a Leadership Coach in the Tomorrow’s Leaders Program for aspiring administrators. Next, he spent a year at KIPP San Antonio serving as Director of Teaching Practices. He is currently completing his doctorate in Educational Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. 

Se nombra un nuevo director para la Academia Bonham
UTSA se complace en anunciar el nombramiento de Jeff Price como el nuevo director de Bonham Academy como parte de la asociación UTSA 1882 Dual Language Community Lab Schools. Price comenzará como director en el año escolar 2022-23, reemplazando a la directora interina, la Sra. Blanca Gebhart.

“Estoy entusiasmado con esta oportunidad y el desafío que tenemos por delante, y sé que al combinar los recursos del personal de Bonham, nuestros padres y la comunidad circundante, continuaremos creciendo y superando cualquier desafío que se nos presente”, dijo Price. “Vamos a hacer que sucedan grandes cosas para nuestros estudiantes y para nuestra comunidad. Tenemos la oportunidad de mostrarle a la ciudad y al estado lo que puede ser una academia modelo”.

La Dra. Juanita Santos, directora ejecutiva de la asociación, compartió que el consejo de administración del Distrito Escolar Independiente de San Antonio (SAISD) y el decano de la Facultad de Educación y Desarrollo Humano (COEHD) de UTSA, el Dr. Mario Torres, se unieron para seleccionar a Price, quien se desempeñó más recientemente San Antonio ISD como director de la escuela secundaria Tafolla. Price fue aprobado durante la reunión del consejo de administración del 4 de junio de 2022, despues de un riguroso proceso de búsqueda.

“El liderazgo de UTSA y los líderes de Gestión de Capital Humano de San Antonio ISD trabajaron en colaboración para tomar la mejor decisión para Bonham Academy, y confío en la visión del Sr. Price para el futuro de los estudiantes, profesores y su comunidad de Bonham”, dijo la Dra. Santos.

Price ha trabajado en el distrito desde 2015 y durante sus 23 años en educación, también trabajó como maestro de lectura de sexto grado antes de pasar a la administración del campus. Se desempeñó como subdirector de Regency Place Elementary en el Distrito Escolar Independiente del Noreste (NEISD). Trabajó durante 5 años como director de la escuela primaria Serna en NEISD antes de trasladarse a Trinity University como entrenador de liderazgo en el programa Tomorrow's Leaders para aspirantes administradores. Luego, pasó un año en KIPP San Antonio sirviendo como Director de Prácticas de Enseñanza. Actualmente está completando su doctorado en Administración Educativa de la Universidad de Texas en Austin.

 

Jessica Rodriguez

My name is Jessica Rodriguez and am proud to be a Bonham Academy Bobcat as Assistant Principal.  I am from San Antonio, received a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-4 Certification) from the University of Texas at San Antonio and my Masters in Education Administration from A&M San Antonio (School Principal-All Levels).  My certification also includes Special Education (PK-12).  I am a proud SAISD Alumni and am dedicated to serving the students and families of the district.  I was a classroom teacher for eleven years at Douglass Elementary and an Assistant Principal at Carroll Early Childhood Education Center for three years.  I look forward to creating a positive learning environment with engaging and meaningful experiences where every child will thrive and excel academically and socially.

 

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