Erin A. Chávez has been selected as the new principal of Looscan Elementary School. She has been a part of Team HISD for seven years, and has served as a bilingual teacher, dual-language teacher, magnet coordinator, and most recently an assistant principal at Bonham Elementary School.
Chávez has also served in several other leadership capacities, including Limited English Proficient coordinator, Title I coordinator, summer school coordinator, testing coordinator, Gifted and Talented coordinator, and Intervention Assistance Team chairperson.
Chávez completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Houston Central Campus with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She received her master’s degree in education administration with a concentration in urban schools from the University of Texas. Chávez and her husband are proud products of HISD, and their two daughters attend HISD schools as well.