Our Blog : Teachers & Leaders


June 21

IDEA Announces IDEA Austin Executive Director

An accomplished and longtime member of the IDEA Team & Family, Patricia (Tricia) Noyola, has been promoted to IDEA Public Schools Austin Executive Director.   


May 25

Teacher Spotlight – Kaila Velez

Kaila Velez is a kindergarten teacher at IDEA Rundberg Academy and an Austin, Texas native.  We sat down to chat about her time at ...


May 17

IDEA’s Founding Teacher Fellowship

As IDEA continues to expand to new regions across the country, we want to ensure we are replicating the student success, academic rigor, and...


April 24

Teacher Spotlight: Dean Nguyen

With Teacher Appreciation Week right around the corner, IDEA Public Schools sat down with an amazing IDEA educator, Dean Nguyen, an ELA Teacher at...


March 22

​Teacher Spotlight Q&A: Christopher Casella

Christopher Casella, a military veteran and Humanities Pre-AP teacher at IDEA College Preparatory South Flores in San Antonio, Texas, sat down to chat about...


February 28

Role Models of all Colors

-In honor of Black History Month, Deanna Bruce, Principal at IDEA Bluff Springs College Preparatory, told us her story and why she chose to...