Degrees and Certifications:
Yolanda Cruz is a 1988 graduate of Bishop CISD and mother to three children, Leo, Valerie, and Adriel. Ms. Cruz was elected to the School Board in May of 2011 and has continuously served as secretary. Her educational career has included coaching, teaching, and working with students of all ages in Bishop and the surrounding South Texas Communities. She has coached baseball, basketball, volleyball, and softball. Ms. Cruz notes that those coaching opportunities have been very beneficial to her career in working as a truant/at-risk coordinator. Ms. Cruz has also spent time working with special education students. She especially enjoys investing time in students knowing they will make a difference in our future.