Professional Development & Grants, Early Childhood Center


The mission of professional development is to inspire, empower and develop all professionals to impact teaching and learning. Professional development is results-driven, standards-based, and job-embedded best practices. The Professional Development Office is committed to supporting a continuous learning platform for all of McAllen Independent School district employees. We strive to provide quality development opportunities to assist in professional and personal growth.



McAllen Independent School District is committed to the professional development of all educational stakeholders for the purpose of improving student achievement through a collaborative district-wide effort. Professional development in McAllen Independent School District focuses on adult learning that results in student learning and gains in student achievement. In addition, the professional development office is committed to providing excellent customer service that aligns with the five customer service standards of McAllen ISD. The professional development staff is ready to assist in any way possible to help you achieve excellence and enhance your workplace experience.


Paz Elizondo Jr, Director
Professional Development and Grants/Early Childhood Center
1009 N. 10th St.
McAllen, TX 78501
Office: (956)632-8414 Fax: (956)618-6011
 Playbook for Grants