• Welcome to Travis World Language Academy

    Campus Improvement Committee



    Our Next Meeting

    Monday, April 2, 2018, 4:30-5:30 pm, Travis WLA Library  



    • Joetta Wesley, Principal
    • Elisa Alvarez, Dean of Instruction
    • Kenneth Griner, Assistant Principal
    • Lilia Lopez, Counselor
    • Sharon Manterola, Director, World Languages
    • Manuel Flores, Parent
    • Deyanira Barrientos, Parent
    • Monica Smith, Community Member
    • Mary Dominguez Santini, Business Owner
    • Ivonne Chaluisan, Instructional Coach
    • Eleazar Alarcon, Teacher
    • Rosemary Blackwell, Teacher
    • Antonio Cardenas, Teacher
    • Stephanie Collazo, Teacher
    • Yolunda Elam, Teacher
    • Mandy Kreger, Teacher
    • Mayra Lopez, Teacher
    • Carlotta Mitchell, Teacher
    • Sasha Munoz, Teacher
    • Vy Ngo, Teacher
    • Jennifer Nguyen, Teacher
    • Lienhoa Nguyen, Teacher
    • Johnna Palmatier, Teacher
    • Dana Parkhurst, Teacher
    • Gilda Pioquinto, Teacher
    • Paul Quail, Teacher
    • Yvonne Zepeda, Teacher


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    TWLA Initiatives

    Travis World Language Academy, a Grand Prairie ISD charter, opened its doors to over 700 PreK-6th grade students in August 2015. It now serves more than 900 students and has recently added 8th grade to its roster. Excited staff, students and parents are enjoying a renewed commitment to student achievement with an innovative focus on language acquisition and development of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) skills. Below are just a few of Travis WLA's initiatives.

     Addressing Barriers
    to Learning
     Learning New
    Languages Online
     Reading for Fun  Crafting New Ways
    to Learn
     Building Students'
     Using Data to Drive
    Decision Making
     Developing Global
    Economy Skills

     Connecting School Work to Real Life

    Starting a Chain Reaction
    of Kindness
    Ensuring Student Success  Getting Ready for College  Building the Brains
    of Children Age 0-4