Cristina Carreon, El Paso Times

Cristina Carreon

El Paso Times

Alamogordo, NM, United States

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Past articles by Cristina:

Teachers are in demand in Texas. Here's what you need to know to be a teacher in El Paso

El Paso's largest school districts have a lot of open positions, particularly for teachers. Here's what you need to know to be a teacher in El Paso. → Read More

Immunize El Paso still giving free COVID vaccines despite no federal funding, case decline

Immunize El Paso, City of El Paso continue offering free COVID vaccines to residents; 2nd boosters now available to 50 and up and immunocompromised. → Read More

EPISD will host hiring event to fill more than 200 positions; teachers in high demand

El Paso ISD's hiring event Saturday aims to fill more than 200 open positions, particularly teachers, who are in high demand in the district. → Read More

Latin American literature scholar Anadeli Bencomo to lead UTEP's liberal arts college

The University of Texas at El Paso is hiring a Latin American literature scholar to lead it's largest school: the College of Liberal Arts. → Read More

'Big shoes to fill': New Lydia Patterson Institute president sets goals for first months

Carla Cardoza, new president of the Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso's Segundo Barrio, is setting a few goals for her first months on the job. → Read More

Socorro ISD welcomes new superintendent Nate Carman, offers three-year contract and $335K salary

Socorro ISD's new superintendent Nate Carman is getting a three-year contract with a $335,000 annual salary. → Read More

EPISD lifts mask requirement, district resumes face-to-face business procedures

The EPISD will no longer require masks and district business will resume entirely face-to-face in response to declining COVID-19 cases in the region. → Read More

Lydia Patterson Institute in El Paso names Carla Cardoza its new president

The Lydia Patterson Institute has named Carla Cardoza as the next president of the Segundo Barrio neighborhood in El Paso, replacing Socorro De Anda. → Read More

Socorro ISD continues $500 incentive for some resigning employees to fill jobs, boost recruitment

Socorro ISD will continue offering 75 $500 incentives to some resigning employees to fill soon-to-be empty positions earlier and boost recruitment. → Read More

Gadsden ISD, near El Paso, no longer requiring masks after New Mexico lifts mask mandate

About 20 minutes from El Paso, Gadsden ISD will not require masks after New Mexico's governor announced Thursday the state will lift its mask mandate. → Read More

EPISD lifts student travel ban, keeps mask rules, gives Superintendent say over COVID response

EPISD will lift a pause on student travel but continue requiring face masks. Power over EPISD's COVID response was also given to the superintendent. → Read More

El Paso-area school districts, colleges will have delayed starts on Friday

Several El Paso school districts, charters and colleges will have delayed starts on Friday due to continuing winter weather. → Read More

Winter storm cancellations: El Paso school districts, colleges will close Thursday

El Paso, Socorro and Ysleta ISDs will close their doors and UTEP and EPCC will operate remotely Thursday due to incoming severe winter weather. → Read More

Ysleta ISD Superintendent Xavier De La Torre's contract extended, extra time off added

The Ysleta ISD school board approved extending Superintendent Xavier De La Torre's employment contract through 2027 and giving him more vacation days. → Read More

Google partners with Hispanic-serving colleges to teach Latinos digital skills

Grow with Google program aims to train up to 200,000 Latino students at 20... → Read More

EPISD pauses athletics, fine arts, academic competition travel because of COVID pandemic

EPISD pauses non-essential overnight student travel for athletics, fine arts and academic competitions due to COVID. Other districts are holding back. → Read More

Google partners with Hispanic-serving colleges like UTEP to teach Latinos digital skills

Google is teaming up with Hispanic-serving institutions like UTEP to train more than 200,000 Latino students in digital skills. → Read More

EPISD will temporarily require face masks in response to COVID-19 surge with option to opt out

The EPISD school board approved a temporary measure Tuesday requiring face masks until Feb. 15, allowing parents to opt out conditionally. → Read More

Ysleta, Socorro ISDs to host COVID vaccine clinics in January

In addition to El Paso ISD, Ysleta and Socorro ISDs will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics during the month of January. → Read More

Q&A: EPISD's new superintendent says she will tackle transparency, learning loss, COVID-19 safety

New superintendent Diana Sayavedra says she will tackle growing public confidence in EPISD, learning loss and COVID-19 safety in new year. → Read More