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Hafley Development Center announces well-known AP to assume Principal role

Stacey DeHoyos portrait

Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD is pleased to announce that Stacey DeHoyos, currently serving as Assistant Principal at the Hafley Development Center, has been named the new Principal beginning in the 2019-2020 school year. 

DeHoyos has served as the Assistant Principal since 2016. She has 18 years of experience in early childhood education, with 15 of those in public education, including serving in roles such as teacher and Instructional Specialist in EMS ISD and as a Certified Early Childhood Intervention Specialist at Tarrant County MHMR. 

"This is an exciting time in early childhood education," DeHoyos said. "I am dedicated to providing a safe and positive environment where young children can learn. I believe that parents are active participants in the education of their children and will work to develop partnerships so that together we set a foundation for a lifetime of continuous achievement for all students."

DeHoyos has a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree from Grand Canyon University. She is involved in several professional organizations such as the Texas Association for Education of Young Children, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association. She also serves as a Principal Fellow and also a Family Partnership Fellow for Raise Your Hand Texas.

DeHoyos volunteers with her Youth Ministry and at Community Link Mission. She also is a Charles Butt Scholar Aspiring Teacher Mentor and a Love and Logic Facilitator and is involved in Texas Wesleyan's Parent Academy.  

She has been married to her husband, Jesus, for 24 years and they have four children: Joseph, Jesse, Emma, and Ashlee, who have all attended or are currently attending EMS ISD schools. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, taking care of their animals, and attending her children's' sporting events.