Mrs. Lay -Pre-Kindergarten Regular Program
Hello, my name is Maria Lay. This will be my 20th year in education! I have taught at DeZavala for 15 years. I am a TCU graduate. GO FROGS! I earned a BS in Early Childhood education and also have a Master's degree as a Reading Specialist. I am married to Justin and we have a daughter named Adriana that we completely adore.
Laura Villarreal - Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Partner
Hi, I'm Mrs. Villarreal and I'm Mrs. Lay teaching partner. I have two grandchildren that attend De Zavala. My favorite sports team are the Denver Broncos and my dream vacation is to go to Hawaii!
2 WAY (SPANISH AND ENGLISH)
Mrs. Rodriguez-Pre-Kindergarten Two Way Program (English and Spanish)
Hello! My name is Mrs. Rodriguez. This will be my 15th year serving FWISD schools. I attended Texas Women's University where I earned my degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis on Bilingual Education. In recent years, I have taught Pre-K, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade at De Zavala Elementary. It is always a pleasure working with a team of teachers that are as committed as I am to providing students with a loving educational foundation for a lifetime of learning. In my free time I enjoy cooking, reading, shopping, traveling, and spending time with my family.
Ms. Delgado-Dual Language Teaching Partner
I am Ms. Delgado and I am Mrs. Rodriguez's dual language teaching partner. I am from New York but have been here in Texas for 6 years. I am currently working on my Masters and will be graduating May 2023! Yay!