Joelisse Galarza, Director of Mental Health and SEL

Name: Joelisse Galarza

Role: Director of Mental Health and SEL

District: IDEA Public Schools

State: Texas

Joelisse Galarza is a licensed clinical Social Worker in Texas working for IDEA Public Schools. Her passion is in supporting students and families retrieve equitable access to mental health supports within the school setting and their community.

Social Emotional Learning is important to me as it provides students and families with critical skills to ensure their development not only in school but in addition with their life beyond the educational setting.