The staff of Blue Sky El Paso is credentialed through the University of North Texas Workplace Inclusion & Sustainable Employment to provide services to our customers, who never pay a fee because all fees are paid for by referring agencies.

Serving as Director is Tom Laign, who before his recent retirement from Socorro Independent School District served as Transition Services Coordinator.

During his tenure, he was responsible for implementing an employment first philosophy with a focus on College and Career Readiness. Tom was also responsible with developing the district's Community Access Program, an immersion program for students age 18-21. In January 2008, Tom Laign was named Texas Special Education Teacher of the Year by the Texas Council of Administrators of Special Education and since that time has had made numerous presentations at the Texas Transition Conference, TCASE Midwinter Conference, Texas CEC Conference, and TAVAC Conference.

Tom has had the privilege to serve on the board of the Texas Division for Career Development and Transition and is proud to be currently serving as Vice President of The Arc of El Paso.

Whether a job seeker or employer, Call Tom at 915-248-3080 or email him at to see how we can work together.

Photo of Tom Laign