EDINBURG Johnny G. Economedes High School teacher James Ulatowski has been named the Hispanic, Engineering, Science, and Technology (HESTEC) Math Teacher of the Year.

Ultatowski, a three-year veteran at JEHS, teaches Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Math. JEHS Principal Gloria Rivera says his innovative and effective teaching style has made Ulatowski an educational leader of students and the colleagues he represents.

Ulatowski comes to Edinburg and Economedes HS from a distinguished career in upper management in the private sector where innovation is not just encouraged, it is expected from top to bottom.