The El Paso Leadership Academy is a public charter school that provides students with an exceptional, tuition-free, college preparatory education. We are committed to a brighter future for our children and our community.

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ABOUT El paso leadership academy


Our goal is to give EPLA students the tools to achieve college and career success through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum while also providing them with opportunities to develop strong leadership skills. A life-long commitment to community service will empower our students to take an active role in shaping the future of their community. We will create a school where failure is not an option and students are given the knowledge and tools to identify and achieve their dreams.


Current Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in working in a flexible, collaborative, and supportive environment that will allow you the freedom to take risks and innovate, EPLA invites you to apply for a position and join our family.

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Founder Omar Yanar

Omar’s bio

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, English as a Second Language (ESL), Government, Program Evaluation, and Classroom Management. Strong entrepreneurship professional with a Master of Public Policy (MPP) focused in Leadership, Management and Education Policy from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.


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Our vision is that all EPLA students, because of the school’s all-encompassing environment of high expectations, will recognize that attending and graduating from a four-year college can be a reality.