Welcome to UpClose TV—brought to you by the Department of Communications and Community Engagement. This program takes a closer look at the Austin Independent School District’s programs and departments.

The show can be seen on Channel 22 on Time Warner Cable and Grande Communications, streamed live at aisd.tv, on Roku and on AT&T U-verse in the channel 99 menu.


Past shows:
Dr. Paul Cruz, Superintendent
Edmund Oropez, Chief Officer of Teaching & Learning
Reyne Telles, Executive Director of Communications and Community Engagement
Jacquie Porter, Early Childhood Director
Jennifer Cregar, Sustainability Coordinator
Quevette Terrell, 2015 AISD Teacher of the Year
Melissa Kopp, 2015 UpClose Leadership Alum
Edward Olmeda, 2015 UpClose Leadership Alum
Olivia Hernandez, Director of Dual Language
Leal Anderson, Director of Athletics
Betty Jenkins, Principal at Blackshear Fine Arts Academy
Celso Baez, Assistant Director of Community Engagement and Public Affairs
Julie Smith, Leadeship Austin/Conversation Corps Program Manager


If you have questions or suggestions for future programs, please contact celso.baez@austinisd.org or call 512-414-1155.