Education Center Staff
  • Jeff De La Garza | Director for MTSS 


    Jeffrey De La Garza serves Plainview ISD as Director of MTSS – Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, Coordinator for Driver’s Education as a classroom teacher twice a year, and Summer School Principal for 5th and 8th grade retake. Jeffrey has worked for PISD for 28 years. He has worked at Coronado (13 years) teacher and coach, College Hill (2 years) assistant principal, ASH 6th grade campus (3 years) assistant principal, Coronado Middle School (1 year) assistant principal, Student Support Services (5 years) Associate Director, and Education Complex (4 years) Director of MTSS. Jeffrey oversees areas of MTSS, 504, dyslexia, behavior, social-emotional, Irlen, RtI, Driver’s Education, S.U.R.G.E. Hearing Officer, and Coordinator of Title IX. Jeffrey has three daughters Sandra 28, Stacey 27, Stormie 24; and two grandkids Alyssa Acosta 7, and Ayden De La Garza 4 . Jeff has one son-in-law Roy Acosta 23. Jeffrey enjoys movies, traveling, and grandkids time.

Rhonda Jackson
  • Rhonda Jackson | MTSS Specialist 


    Rhonda Jackson Student Support Specialist – MTSS responsible for performing casework service to help students resolve social, emotional and behavioral problems that interfere with their adjustment to school and their ability to enjoy the benefits of the educational process.  Rhonda will provide support and training for teachers, staff and parents to address and manage children with challenging behaviors.

    Rhonda has a passion for helping others. Before coming to the district Rhonda had spent 21 years in Mental Health Services.

    She is a graduate of Plainview High School and Wayland Baptist University. Rhonda is married to her high school sweetheart Andrew Jackson, Director of Adult Community Supervision. They have 4 children and 6 grandchildren who are her pride and joy. Rhonda loves being involved in sports activities and spending time with her family

  • Susie Garcia | Dyslexia/504 Coordinator 


    Susie graduated from Wayland Baptist University, earning a Master of Education in Administration in 2013. She started her 20th year in education and has taught all grade levels except for 3rd grade. Susie was a Dyslexia teacher for 4 years and has 5 years of experience as 504 Coordinator in her previous district. Since transitioning to Plainview 5 years ago, Susie has served as Interim Principal and Assistant Principal.

    She has been married to Ramiro Garcia for 27 years. Together they have 3 children, Jayme, Jessica, and Justin, and 7 grandchildren.

    She is so excited and thankful to act as the Dyslexia/504 Coordinator for Plainview ISD.