Phone: 469-752-9300, x29435


Degrees and Certifications:

MFA - Visual Art, Latin American Art History & Mexican American Studies: University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley, December 2018 BS - Mass Communications & Graphic Design: Texas Woman's University, May 2005 All Level Art (PK-12) English as a Second Language Supplemental (PK-12)

Ms. Cristina Ann Correa, MFA

Ms. Correa is kicking off her 18th year in education by joining the fabulous fine arts department at Plano Senior High School. Prior to teaching at PSHS, she taught at IDEA College Preparatory San Juan (San Juan, TX) for 14 years and Weslaco East High School (Weslaco, TX) for three. Correa is a 2023-24 TEA Teacher Leadership Fellow, 2023-24 NAEA School For Art Leaders DEI Scholarship Recipient, Art21 Educator, AP Mentor, AP Art & Design Exam Development Committee Member, AP Art & Design Early Table Leader, TAEA Leadership Scholar and TAEA Treasurer-Elect. She is featured in multiple AP Daily videos and has presented at the College Board's Preparate Conference, TAEA, NAEA, and SCAD. Correa is a former TeachPlus Texas Ready to Lead Fellow and Senior Policy Fellow, was the 2020 Texas Public Charter School Association State Teacher of the Year, and represented art educators in the Rio Grande Valley as TAEA Region 1 Representative. Correa is a candidate for National Board Certification in Art and spends most summers teaching at Sotheby’s Institute for the Art in NYC.

Correa earned her MFA in Visual Arts, Latin American Art History, and Mexican American Studies from the University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley in December of 2018. She has completed two figural painting marathons at the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, interned at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, and conducted research on the Incan paintings of Colonial Peru in the archives of Cusco during graduate school. Correa was the 2016 alternate to the Chautauqua School of Art Residency Program and has had her work featured in regional, state, and national exhibitions.

When she is not teaching art, Correa enjoys cooking, creating, reading, and spending time with her son Jaxin, and two cats (Purrseus and Night). She is excited to join PSHS and share her experience as a tejana with the diverse and growing Latine population.

Teacher Schedule

  • 1st Period (9:00 - 9:49): AP 2D Art & Design
    2nd Period (9:55 - 10:48): AP 2D Art & Design 
    3rd Period (10:54 - 11:43): Teacher Conference
    4th Period (11:49 - 12:38): Art One
    Lunch (12:38 - 1:40)
    5th Period (1:46 - 2:35): AP Drawing 
    6th Period (2:41 - 3:30): AP Drawing 
    7th Period (3:36 - 4:25): Department Chair Conference

Tutorial Schedule

  • Tuesdays:
    A Block Lunch (12:30 - 1:09)
    After School (4:25 - 5:25)