Students and teachers from six school districts in the Rio Grande Valley met at Zavala Elementary Tuesday morning for leadership training.
The program was called "Leaders 'R' Us Workshop for Student Council Officers and Advisors" sponsored by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association.
"They are going through a leadership training to learn about conducting their meetings and how to be a leader on their campus," Zavala Elementary Principal Yvonne Montemayor said. "It started with teaching the students how to introduce themselves with this morning's activity."
Mercedes ISD, Donna ISD, San Benito CISD, Edcouch-Elsa ISD, Santa Rosa ISD and Harlingen CISD were all represented at the conference.
Most of the participants were fifth graders who were elected to their student council, Montemayor said. The training also included classroom leaders from some of tthe represented campuses.
For HCISD, Dishman, Jefferson, Means, Long, Sam Houston, Wilson, Milam, Bowie, Treasure Hills, Zavala, Crockett and Bonham Elementary Schools were all represented.
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