•   Mr. Daniel Araiza
    Principal - Mr. Daniel Araiza

    Personal Bio:



    2011 – Present    Principal, Secondary Alternative Center (SAC), Harlingen CISD

    1997-2011            Assistant Principal, Coakley Middle School, Harlingen Independent School District

    Coakley MS, Recognized Campus 07-11,

    Gutierrez MS Exemplary Campus ‘01-04

    1986-1997              Secondary Computer – Math Teacher/Campus Technology Specialist, Vernon MS, Harlingen ISD

    1987-1997              Business Manager, Araiza Construction, Harlingen, TX

    1983-1986              Data Entry I / Student Assistant to Director, Office of Admissions, S.W.T.S.U.

    1982-1984              Production-Line Operator, Motorola, MOS/IC, Austin, TX




    Professional:         TEAM 1 – Principal Academy training, 09-10

    Mid-Management Administrator – 1996 – present

                                    Supporting Leaders Academy PADC III – 2001 – present

                                    Instructional Leadership Development – 2002 – present

                    Southwest Football Officials Association, 1992-1997, 2002

                                    Football TV announcer for KHGN HCISD 2009-present

                                    Football official for Harlingen Youth Football League

                                    Texas Association of Secondary Schools Principals 2001-present

    Board of Directors – Harlingen Boy’s and Girl’s Club, 2002-2006

    Board of Directors – Harlingen Youth Service (City of Harlingen), 2002-2006

    Board of Directors – City of Harlingen Golf Advisory 2003-Present

    Citizen’s Police Academy – Harlingen P.D., 2003 (3 months)

    Texas Association of Secondary Schools Principals, 1997-Present

    Quality Schools Committee Member, 1997-2003

    Who’s Who Among Teachers in American Schools, 1996

    Outstanding Young American, 1992

    Harlingen Jaycees, 1986-1997

    American Red Cross Volunteer, 1990-Present