Esparza Administration


Principal: Mr. A. Pesina

Mr. Pesina is a high school graduate from Porter High School in Brownsville, Texas. He received his Bachelors in Business Administration and completed his Master’s Degree and Mid-Management Certification from the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas. He has taught at the elementary level. Mr. Pesina has been an Assistant Principal with Edinburg CISD for eleven years, and he has completed his 15 years of service to Edinburg C.I.S.D.  Mr. Pesina has been principal of Esparza since 2017

Curriculum Assistant: Mrs. A. Benavides
Mrs. Adrienne Benavides is a 1990 graduate of Edinburg High School.  She attended Texas A& M University in College Station and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering in 1995.  Mrs. Benavides continued her education and received a Masters in Education in 2006 from University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, Texas.  with a  Teacher Certificate in Bilingual Education Grades 1-6 and Principal Certificate EC-12. She has experience as a 5th grade teacher, Spanish Enrichment Teacher, Instructional Lead Teacher, and is currently the Curriculum Assistant at Esparza Elementary.  
Counselor: Mr. D. Salinas

Mr. Daniel Salinas graduated from Edinburg High School in 2002. He continued his educational career at The University of Texas – Pan American and received his Bachelor’s Degree in 2006 in the area of Interdisciplinary Studies with a Minor in Bilingual Education.  He taught 6 years and has experience in Kinder, 1st grade, 2ndgrade, and 4th grade. In that time, he worked on continuing his education at UTPA and graduated in 2009 with his Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology.  He has also received a certification for School Administration in 2015.  He has been an elementary school counselor since 2012.