Professional Development

Professional Development Contact Information
Phone No: (956) 361-6194
240 N. Crockett
San Benito, TX 78586

Professional Development Director
Stephanie L. Ramirez, M. Ed.
Professional Development Department Secretary
Silvia Perez

Mission Statement

The San Benito CISD holds a strong commitment to the continual learning in both its students and its staff.  The ultimate objective of the SBCISD Professional Development Department is to increase student learning and student engagement while building an academic and culturally diverse environment fostering personal growth for all students and employees. The mission of professional development department is to research, evaluate, connect, design, facilitate, and provide meaningful and progressive training so that all employees are equipped with the appropriate tools and resources needed to be life-long learners that will provide excellence in education to every San Benito student.



The purpose of the San Benito Professional Development Department is to provide opportunities for all faculty and staff to continue to enrich their knowledge of their content area.  In addition, to enhance their teaching methods for the purpose of ultimately inspiring and contributing to student learning and student success.  With our student's continued educational progress, the community of San Benito will continue to thrive and prosper.



  • Teachers will be offered effective teaching and intervention strategies to improve students’ skills across the curriculum. 
  • Teachers will be offered opportunities to motivate students for school success with emphasis on college and career readiness standards.
  • Workshops will be provided to address: unpacking the TEKS for depth of knowledge and academic rigor, cultural diversity, personalized learning, differentiated instruction, co-teaching/collaboration, inquiry-based learning, project based learning, instructional protocols, and blended learning.