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Designated Low-Income Schools and Designated Subject-Matter Teacher Shortage Areas for Texas, and Student Loan Forgiveness, Deferment, and Cancellation Opportunities for Teachers with Student Loans.


Title IX Coordinator


The District designates and authorizes the following person as the Title IX coordinator to be responsible for coordinating the District’s efforts to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended, for employees:


Yvonne Ayala


Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources


200 West Expressway 83, La Joya, TX  78560


Title IX Coordinator (


(956) 323-2600

La Joya ISD’s Title IX administrators have attended Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz P.C.’s “New Title IX Rules and Regulations” series. Materials from this series in compliance with Section 106.45(b)(10)(i)(D) of the regulations can be found here:


Employee Grievance Forms

Level l

Level ll

Level lll


Student Grievance Forms CLICK HERE


Employee Newsletter

October 2020


Quick Links

Employment Application

AESOP Substitute Placement & Absent Management

Service Records Request

2021-2022 LJISD Employee Handbook

Employee Rights 


Prekindergarden Partnership

Professional and Paraprofessional Payment Plan 2020-2021

Payment Plan Options for Auxiliary Staff

Performance Based Compensation Pay

Project RISE Handbook 2018 - 2019

Teacher Incentive Allotment 

La Joya ISD TIA Cohort C Resource

La Joya ISD TIA Guide

Information and Documents

Working Days- Starting and Ending Dates 2019-2020

Working Days-Starting and Ending Dates 2020-2021

Working Days- Starting and Ending Dates 2021-2022

2021-2022 LJISD Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook RECEIPT Form

Employee Handbook TOPICS Form

Sexual Harassment Training for Public Schools Form

Federal Student Loan Forgiveness for Teachers

Transfer Procedures and Form

Transfer Procedure Timeline 2022-2023

Transfer Form 2022-2023

Additional HR Forms

Public Access Option Form

Employee Retirement and Resignation Information

Exit Interview Form

Teacher Recommendation

Staff Recommendation (District / Campus: Administrator/ Non-Teaching Professional / Classified )

Staff Reassignment Form
Additional Duty Agreement
Request to Open / Post Position
Discretionary Leave Request

Local Regulations & Exhibits


Dept. Head/Team Leader Guidelines 

Elementary Schools Guidelines
Middle Schools Department Head Guidelines
Middle Schools Team Leaders Guidelines 
High Schools  Guidelines

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La Joya Independent School District considers applicants for all positions without regard to a race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status.La Joya ISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resources


Mrs. Yvonne Ayala 

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

Amorette Villarreal,  323-2600
Asst. Superintendent Secretary

Gloria Rodriguez,
Executive Director for Human Resources

Sabina Lopez,   323-2612
Human Resources Secretary

Area 1

Rosa Gonzalez,
Human Resources Director

Valentina Canizales, 323-2618
Personnel Specialist

Area 2

Arcelia Alvarez,
Human Resources Coordinator

Laura Rodriguez,   323-2602
Personnel Specialist

Area 3

Claudia Davila,
Human Resources Coordinator

Zoila Reyna,   323-2605
Personnel Specialist

Angel Canales,  323-2604
HR Accountant

Rosa M. Rodriguez, 323-2601
HR Personnel Specialist Supervisor

Norma Hinojosa,  323-2600
Service Record Clerk

Nora Peña,    323-2603
Certification Specialist

200 West Expressway 83
La Joya, TX. 78560