Aimee Garza-Limon is the principal of the Brownsville Early College High School and has proudly served students in education for twenty six years. Her journey in education began after her graduation from Gladys Porter High School, where she enlisted into the United States Air Force and honorably served her term. When she returned to Brownsville, she proceeded to further her education through The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. There, she earned her Bachelors of Science Degree, Master’s Degree in Educational Administration, and Superintendent Certificate.
Garza-Limon’s teaching career began as a History teacher in Port Isabel and continued through the Brownsville Independent School District as a Special Education teacher and coach for both the middle and high school grade levels. She continued to serve the Brownsville community in an administrative capacity as an assistant principal and dean of instruction for five years before becoming a principal. She has served as the principal of Garcia Middle School, the Brownsville Learning Academy, Simon Rivera High School, and finally the Brownsville Early College High School.
Because of her experience with students of all learning capabilities, she has a core belief that all students can and will learn. Ultimately, Aimee Garza-Limon’s goal is to ensure that all students learn the necessary skills to become productive members of their community.
Deborah Ross is a certified school counselor at Brownsville Early High School where she works diligently preparing students for college. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Justice. Ms. Ross was named “Senior of the Year” in Public Justice at St. Mary’s, and was also awarded the Presidential Award given to 14 graduating seniors “who exemplify the leadership ideals of scholarship and service as expressed in the mission of St. Mary’s University.” She holds a Master of Education Degree from The University of Texas at Brownsville in the CACREP accredited field of Counseling and Guidance. Ms. Ross holds Texas educator certificates in several areas such as Elementary Self-Contained grades 1-6, Generalist grades 4-8, Journalism grades 8-12, and English Language Arts and Reading grades 8-12. She has ten years teaching experience in the elementary and high school classrooms. She is a first generation college graduate whose parents instilled in her the value of an education; a lesson she continues to pass along to others.
Diana L. G. Guerrero, has been an Assistant Principal at Brownsville Early College High School for the last two school years. She graduated from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey – ITESM – with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature and earned her Master’s Degree in Education Administration from University of Texas at Brownsville. Her academic history comprehends the learning of a third language and culture in Paris, France. Her experience in the educational fields include México and the United States where she has had teaching and administrative positions in bilingual schools for more than 25 years. She is passionate about integral education for all students, especially those who represent the first generation of College goers, or come from at-risk families. Her highest satisfaction at work is to see the growth and development of students whom she met or taught in their elementary years; individuals who exemplify excellence, and who have made a successful life with tenacity and good habits. She feels that her vocation for education is a true inheritance in her veins. Ending a workday with a feeling of productiveness for the students and for the institution is her long-lasting enthusiasm. A star to be reached is to help students in need, nonetheless with a high potential to learn and perform, achieve their levels of education and personal life.
Mrs. Alvarez is currently in her second year of counseling. She has been in education for the last 21 years. She was a high school Career & Technology educator for 19 years prior to becoming an academic counselor. She is the proud mother of four children to whom she stresses the value of an education. She strongly believes in serving others and her community. She feels that as she continues to learn and grow it could only help her help others. Being a part of an ECHS has allowed her to see the importance and value of having the higher education partners here locally. She is a product of BISD having graduated from Homer Hanna HS and has a Bachelor of Business Administration from UT Brownsville and a Master of Education in Guidance and Counseling from Lamar University.