Don Belknap joined Western Hills Elementary School in 2016 following 4 years of service at Lundy Elementary in the El Paso Independent School District where he taught 5th grade math/science and GT. Mr. Belknap has served in many capacities within EPISD at the campus, district, regional, and state levels. Prior to becoming an educator Mr. Belknap was a small business owner in El Paso for nearly 30 years.
Mr. Belknap attended schools in the Ysleta Independent School District, graduating from Eastwood High School. He received his bachelors in Business Administration, Texas Teachers Certification, and his master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Texas at El Paso.
Mr. Belknap has been married for 34 years, they have a son and daughter, and a dog named Mica. He is an avid mountain biker, certified scuba diver, and enjoys hiking with his family.