Valley I.S.D High School teacher, David (Jose) Salinas, has been named
as the February, “Employee of the Month.” During the month of February,
the District honors a high school teacher as the top employee. He was
selected for this award based on his contributions and dedication to the
students, the high school campus and the district overall.
Salinas has been teaching at Medina Valley I.S.D for five years, but
has a total of 21 years as a teacher. He has taught from pre-kinder all
the way through high school, starting as a PE teacher and most
currently as Industrial Technology teacher. One of his career
highlights over the years happened in 2009 when one of his students won 1st
place at Nationals in Kansas City, Missouri for Skills USA
Cabinetmaking. One piece of advice Mr. Salinas shares is to “Love what
you do and do what you love.” Mr. Salinas is the proud father of 2 sons
and 1 daughter, David III, Dominic and Ninfa. He has been married to
his wife Ninfa for 28 years and she has also been a teacher for 30
Please take a moment to congratulate Mr. Salinas for being recognized and receiving this award.