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AISD Board of Trustees Approves New Principal Appointment

Uphaus gets new leader

On Monday, March 30, Austin ISD's Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new principal appointment for the Uphaus Early Childhood Center.

Through the board action, Leticia Botello will lead the school. Botello has served as the school’s interim principal since July 2014.

She previously served as Uphaus’ assistant principal, Walnut Creek Elementary School’s English Language Learners summer school principal and Allan Elementary School’s principal and assistant principal. Prior to her 10 years of education leadership, Botello taught for 15 years within Austin ISD.

Botello has a master’s degree of education from The University of Texas at Austin and is a member of the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association and Austin Association of Public School Administrators.