District parent and volunteer centers slated to open Sept. 10

The San Benito CISD Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Department is excited to kickstart the new academic year.

This Summer, the FACE Department relocated their central operations to the newly transformed Landrum Educational Complex, located at 450 S. Dowling Street in San Benito.

According to FACE district coordinator Luis D. Gonzales, Jr., the new location will house the department offices, the district attendance officers, and the community partnerships with the Brownsville ISD Adult Education – English as a Second Language (ESL) and the University of Texas Health Science Center “Tu Salud Si Cuenta” Diabetes Program.

“We are excited about our department’s new location. We have adapted to our new space and look forward to continuing to provide the best customer services at the Landrum Educational Complex,” said Gonzales.

“The complex will have a meeting center that will be utilized for large districtwide parent events. The space will be shared with the Gateway to Graduation Academy, Joe Callandret Positive Redirection Center, and five other departments housed at the complex.” he added.

Beginning on Monday, September 10, the campus parent and volunteer centers will be open from 10 a.m. to noon according to the following schedule:


• Ed Downs Elementary,

• Frank Roberts Elementary, and

• San Benito High School;


• Dr. C.M. Cash Elementary,

• Dr. Raul Garza, Jr. STEAM Academy,

• Fred Booth Elementary,

• La Encantada Elementary, and

• Sullivan Elementary;


• Angela G. Leal Elementary,

• La Paloma Elementary,


• Judge Oscar De La Fuente Elementary,

• Rangerville Elementary,

• San Benito Veterans Memorial Academy,

• Joe Callandret Positive Redirection Center, and

• Gateway to Graduation Academy;

• Berta Cabaza Middle School,

• Miller Jordan Middle School, and San Benito Riverside Middle School.

FACE Department districtwide events will be held on select Fridays beginning at 10:00 AM at the Landrum Educational Complex. A final calendar and schedule of said events is pending.

“Volunteer opportunities are available at all SBCISD campus parent centers,” he explains.

Gonzales cordially invites and encourages all family and community members to participate in campus parent center activities

as well as to attend districtwide events throughout the school year. For additional information, please contact the Family and Community Engagement Department at (956) 361- 6310.