Jorge Ortiz named new principal of Pugh Elementary School

Jorge Ortiz has been selected as the new principal of Pugh Elementary School. Since joining HISD from Aldine ISD, Ortiz has served as a teacher specialist and most recently an assistant principal at Pugh, where he led the campus out of IR status and meeting state standards during the 2017–2018 academic school year. Ortiz holds a bachelor’s in Communication Studies from University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in Educational Leadership from Sam Houston State University.