The NISD Board of Trustees named the “Cielo Vista south area” elementary school for a communications trailblazer. Bonnie Ellison Elementary School will open in August 2014. It was funded by the voter-approved School Bond 2010. The school is located at 7132 Oak Drive off IH10 West.
Ellison established the nationally recognized School-Business-Community Partnerships Department and helped establish and lead the Northside Education Foundation. She was also the District’s first school public relations director. Ellison retired in December, 2012 following a stellar career that spanned 40 years.