Pablo Mejia is in his fifth year as the Senior Director of Individualized Learning for IDEA Public Schools. He currently leads the individualized learning initiatives at IDEA Public Schools which include blended learning at all elementary schools and a variety of personalization projects through the $31 million Race to the Top District Grant which IDEA received in 2013. He initially led the launch and implementation of the hybrid component of Better IDEA in 2011 and prior to that he was the principal of IDEA Academy Donna for two years.
Pablo moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1999 and began teaching in Weslaco after joining Teach for America. He worked in Weslaco ISD for ten years: five years as a classroom teacher, four years as a curriculum facilitator, and one year as a principal. He earned his bachelor’s at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) in Communication Studies with a minor in Education and a masters in Educational Leadership at University of Texas Pan American (UTPA).
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