Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Iris Cavazos
My name is Ms. I. Cavazos and I am proud that you are in my class for the 2020-2021 school year!! I am a proud mother of a beautiful 13 year old daughter and the caregiver to my 90 year old mother. I unfortunately lost my wonderful father 13 ½ years ago. I am also proud to be the youngest sister of 3 loving and supportive siblings, and I am the aunt to 12 super amazing nieces and nephews. I am also blessed to have the sweetest little pet Chihuahua named Cloe.
I graduated from The University of Texas – Pan American and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Soon after, I became a certified Pre-Kindergarten - 6th grade teacher. At the beginning of my career, I was an admissions counselor and a part time business teacher at South Texas Vo-Tech. I decided to pursue my teaching career and have been proudly teaching at D.I.S.D. for the past 27 years! I taught Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade at J.W. Caceres Elementary for 20 years and 6th grade Guided Reading, here at Sauceda Middle School, for the past 7 years. This year I will be teaching 6th Grade English Language Arts and Reading Appreciation.
I have amazing and uplifting memories from working at both my elementary and middle school settings. I have always had wonderful and supportive coworkers and administrators. I am honored to say that I enjoy teaching my students on a one to one basis, helping them grow academically and socially. I am their number one cheerleader!! Go Seminoles!!!
I know that the beginning of this year will be a little difficult to get used to, but together, we will make the best of it!! If you need help, don’t be afraid to ask! This will be a great year filled with amazing memories!! Good luck and always do your best!!