Posted Date: 06/16/2021
United Independent School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Roberto J. Santos are pleased to announce Matias Ydrogo, III, as Director of Special Education.
Mr. Ydrogo is a 20-year veteran educator with an extensive background in special education and has worked with United ISD for 11 years. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Bilingual Education and a Master of Science in Generic Special Education from Texas A&M International University. Mr. Ydrogo holds certifications in Elementary Bilingual/ESL (grades 1-8), Elementary Self-Contained (grades 1-8), Special Education (grades 1-8), and a Principal Certificate.
Mr. Ydrogo has served as a Special Education teacher, an Assistant Principal, Magnet Director, and served as the District’s Special Education Coordinator for the last three years. Mr. Ydrogo coordinates several Special Education events, including the Special Olympics, the Polar Plunge, and the Special Student Awards programs.
Mr. Ydrogo stated, “I am very blessed, grateful to the Board of Trustees and Superintendent Santos for allowing me to serve our UISD schools in this new role as Director of Special Education. I am excited to be part of the UISD family to serve, support & guide our school communities. As I start my 20th year, I am eager & excited to start in this new role to serve all of our UISD schools. We continue to embrace our UISD motto of students first.”
Mr. Ydrogo will assume his newly appointed position in July 2021.