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Dana Boyd

Dana Boyd
Current Position
Parkland Elementary School
El Paso, Texas
Board Term
October 2017 - September 2025
Board Category
Elementary School Principal
Representative Board Activities
Chair — Assessment Development Committee
Member — Executive Committee
Member — Nominations Committee
University of Texas at El Paso – M.A. Education Leadership and Administration
B.A. Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Dana Boyd serves as principal of Parkland Elementary School in El Paso Texas, with the Ysleta Independent School District, where she previously served as a teacher, assistant principal, and former principal of East Point Elementary. A veteran educator for more than 20 years, Ms. Boyd has won numerous accolades for her leadership. In 2020, she was named a winner of the HEB Excellence in Education Principal Elementary Award. Her other honors include 2016 Texas National Distinguished Principal of the Year, 2007 Texas Teacher of the Year, and a Hall of Fame induction into the El Paso Commission for Women. Ms. Boyd is also a member of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.