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About Us

At IVAS, we work hard to provide our students with a broad variety of learning opportunities and extracurricular experiences. We are proud to offer an Associate Degree Program, honors, AP, and dual credit courses. In addition, IVAS offers several career and technology certificate programs, fine arts programs, numerous competitive athletic teams, and a number of student clubs and organizations. IVAS is proud of its students, their accomplishments, and the contributions they continue to make as they use their education to serve others.

IVAS is a tuition-free public charter school, accredited by the Texas Education Agency, serving close to 600 students in grades 7-12


Michelle Edgell: Principal 

Shalon JohnsonAssistant Principal of Instruction

Tawanda Fisher: Assistant Principal of Student Services 

Catrina Hider : Counselor (Last name A-L)

Michele Cason : Counselor (Last name M-Z)

Nikki Foster-Anderson: Athletic Coordinator

Mona Jeffers: Executive Assistant


Oscar Salguero: CTE (Career and Technology Education)

Francesco Merola ELAR and LOTE (English Language and Reading/Languages other than English)

Edward Tirado: ESL (English as a Second Language)

Bridgett Smith: Math

Nikki Foster-Anderson: Physical Education and Athletics

Derek Couch: Science

Lyndsi Adams: Social Studies

Sheri Burke Smith: SPED (Special Education)