Dr. Veronica Benitez-Leal

Phone: (361)584-2434


Degrees and Certifications:

Principal Certification Program ESC2 August 2019 Ed.D in Educational Leadership Texas A &M University-Kingsville August 2015 Master of Science in Early Childhood Education Texas A&M University-Kingsville December 2006 Alternative Certification Program Texas A&M University-Kingsville August 2006 Human Development and Family Studies Texas A&M University-Kingsville August 2004 Associates in Applied Science in Child Development Coastal Bend College-Kingsville August 2002 ESL Certification GT Certification

Dr. Veronica Benitez-Leal


My name is Veronica Benitez-Leal and I am a 2nd grade teacher at Bishop Primary. I currently teach ELAR and Social Studies. I have been teaching 2nd grade at Bishop Primary for the past 7 years. I previously taught Pre-K and Kindergarten at Mathis ISD for 7 years. 

I am the grade level chair for 2nd grade and I have coached UIL Creative Writing and Number Sense.

My husband and I have 2 boys, Jeremiah and Josiah. We enjoy being outdoors, playing various types of games, watching movies, and traveling.

Dr. Benitez-Leal 


"The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do."   Steve Jobs