Principal: Alfonso R. Longoria
- M.Ed. Educational Leadership and Administration, Texas State University
- B.S. Exercise & Sports Science, Texas State University
Alfonso R. Longoria has over 21 years of experience as an educator.
Before coming to East View High School, Mr Longoria served as principal at Tippit Middle School. Longoria is a former Academy Director in Austin ISD and Assistant Principal with Leander ISD. He has a Masters in Educational Leadership from Texas State University. Prior to his time in Leander ISD, Longoria had football coaching stints at John B. Connally High School and Del Valle High School in Austin, Tx. He also spent time at the collegiate level at the University of Arkansas.
Mr. Longoria enjoys spending time with his three children and loves to read books on leadership. He also enjoys watching football at all levels and is an avid San Francisco 49ers fan.
Associate Principal: Ms. Heidi Kalla
- Bachelors of Arts - Secondary Education and Communication from Texas State University
- Masters of Arts - Educational Leadership from Texas State University
Ms. Kalla is honored to serve as the Associate Principal at EVHS. Prior to administration, Ms. Kalla served as an AVID Coordinator supporting college readiness, Debate Coach, and English Intervention teacher. As part of her commitment to education, Ms. Kalla is honored to bring her family's "Proud of You", Mark D. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship in memory and honor of her father to one of our graduating students.
In her spare time Ms. Kalla enjoys traveling, participating in Austin Running Events, and spending time with her son, Paul.__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Assistant Principal: Mr. Ruishi Wang
[Serving Student Last Names: A-D]
- Bachelors of Arts - Biology from The University of Texas at Austin
- Masters of Education - Educational Leadership from Texas State University
Mr. Wang, entering his 10th year in education, is honored to be a Patriot and serve the East View family as your Assistant Principal. He started his educational journey as a Biology teacher at Round Rock HS, continued as a Biology teacher at Westwood HS, and has also served 6 years as the Director of Speech & Debate at Westwood HS. Throughout the past 9 years, he has concurrently served in several servant leadership positions: UIL District Chair, UIL Academic Coordinator, International Baccalaureate Advisor, University of Texas at Austin Curriculum Coordinator, Interim Assistant Principal, Summer School Principal, and Assistant Principal.
Mr. Wang enjoys traveling all over the world and sampling all of the unique local cuisine that each country has to offer. His current goal is to visit all of the National Parks in the United States (next up on the list are Glacier, Great Smoky Mountains, Olympic, and Mount Rainier National Parks)! He also enjoys being civically engaged with his local community, championing the needs of all students, and focusing on creating a culture of relationship building with all stakeholders.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Assistant Principal: Ms. Samantha Mclane
[Serving Student Last Names: E-L]
- Bachelor Degree in History from Texas State University
- Masters of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from University of Texas Arlington
Ms. McLane is starting her 14th year in education, and 3rd year as Assistant Principal. Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal, she taught Social Studies and coached volleyball and track in Round Rock ISD. Ms. McLane grew up in the Austin area and loves being close to family and friends. She is excited to be a part of the admin team at East View High School and wants to help every student reach their full potential.___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Assistant Principal: Mr. Cory Shrader
[Serving Student Last Names: M-R]
Assistant Principal: Ms. Samantha Virnig
[Serving Student Last Names: S-Z]
- Bachelor of Science: Interdisciplinary Studies from Southwest Texas State University
- Master of Education: Educational Leadership from Lamar University
Ms. Virnig is entering her 25th year in education. She comes to us from Tippit Middle School, where she served as Assistant Principal for 6 years, as well as taught 6th grade Science and 7th grade Math. Prior to coming to GISD, Ms. Virnig taught 5th and 6th grade at Hornsby-Dunlap Elementary School in Del Valle ISD.
When she's not working with kids, Ms. Virnig enjoys floating in the pool, reading, gardening, and DIY home projects.