Dr. Melissa Alcala


Dr. Melissa Alcala is principal of the new CAST Tech High School. Dr. Alcala has over 20 years of education experience, spanning grades Pre-K to 12. Her passion is creating small learning communities with a specialized focus, in order to personalize the learning experience for students and further develop their interests.

Most recently, Melissa served as the director of the NEISD STEM Academy. During her tenure, the school was designated a role-model campus by the Texas Education Agency. Prior experiences for Melissa include the creation of a dual-language program at Roan Forest Elementary, where the school was named one of the top three schools in the city during her tenure.

Melissa is hosting a field trip to his campus CAST Tech High School at the AIE Pre-Conference. You'll have the opportunity to see her innovative school in person!

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CAST Tech High School in SAISD

Dr. Alcala's goal at CAST Tech is to bring the mission of the school alive with rich industry partnerships through collaboration as the faculty works to design the curriculum, with an integrated approach in business and technology.