Desert Mountain High School
Spanish 1 & Spanish 2
Mr. Cruz is a native speaker of Spanish and teaches Spanish I and Spanish II. He came to Desert Mountain High School in 2014. Prior to DMHS, he split his time between Saguaro and Coronado high schools for one year.
Mr. Cruz was born in Mexico and grew up in San Diego County, California. He graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in international business.
After college, Mr. Cruz worked in imports for a chemical company in Orange County, California. He moved to Phoenix in 2008 when he married. Shortly after he began to pursue a career in teaching.
While teaching at ACP, a small charter high school in Mesa, Mr. Cruz received his certification and masters degree in secondary education from Grand Canyon University. He graduated in 2013 and started teaching in the Scottsdale Unified School District. Mr. Cruz is married with two boys.
Classroom Phone: 480-484-6928
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