Building a school master schedule isn’t easy. There are many moving parts to consider, including the required and elective classes for what often amounts to hundreds of students. Making all of these pieces fit together harmoniously is an art form, like conducting a thousand-piece orchestra.
If building a master schedule is like conducting an orchestra, then Jesus Amaya is a maestro. As the assistant principal of Raymondville Early College High School in Texas, Amaya has been compiling master schedules for years. Here, he reveals his secrets to doing so successfully.