La Joya ISD superintendent finalist

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LA JOYA, Texas – La Joya ISD announced tonight that the lone finalist for superintendent as Dr. Gisela Saenz, the current interim superintendent. 

Saenz was selected from 20 applicants from across the U.S. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Pan American University with a Masters and Doctoral degree in Education. 

We’re told Dr. Saenz kicked off her career with La Joya ISD as a teacher, moving up the ladder to assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction.

Following a 21-day waiting period required by state law, the board will consider approving her superintendent contract. 

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