Principal Cyndi Ortiz

Cyndi Ortiz


This is my 20th year in education and my 3rd year as the proud principal of Ethridge Elementary. I earned my bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University and my master's degree of Educational Leadership from Lamar University. I am a proud Bobcat committed to serving the students, staff and families at Ethridge.

"Every child deserves a champion-- an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be." -Rita Pierson


Fernando Garcia

Assistant Principal

I am starting my 12th year in education and my first year as an assistant principal at Ethridge Elementary. I graduated with my undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and a graduate degree from Concordia University Texas. I am a proud Bobcat and love the students I serve!

"Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself." -John Dewey

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