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About Me

Hello, my name Mr. Juan F. Rodriguez, I would like to take the time to tell you about my education and teaching experience.  In the summer of 1992, I received my Bachelors of Arts in Liberal Studies from Florida International University.  A few weeks after receiving my degree, Hurricane Andrew his South Miami-Dade County, leaving many people displaced from their original home including me, so I didn’t go into teaching until a few years later.
I began my teaching career at Hialeah Palm Center Institute in October of 1994 with a Teaching Certificate in Middle Grades Social Studies 5-9.  After a one-year stay at the alternative school, I transferred to Norland Senior High School to World Geography and served as Head Baseball coach for three years. 
In the fall of 1997 I transferred to Cutler Ridge Middle School to teach Middle Grades Social Studies.  While at CRMS, I served as Department Head of Electives for three years, was Athletic Facilitator for seven years and coached numerous boys and girls team sports.  At CRMS, Turkey Bowl is a school-community tradition that was started by Coach O’Neal back when the opened.  I had the privilege to 5 wins, 0 loses, and 1 tie. 
During my 7 years at CRMS, I became part of the tech team and learned hardware, software, and some networking.  In the summer of 1997 I learned HTML I and HTML II, and a few years later I picked up Industrial Technology certification for grades 6-12.

In the fall of 2004 I transferred to Redland Middle School as began as mathematics computer lab coordinator for credit recovery classes.  Shortly after the school year began I was re-assigned as an Administrative Assistant and part of the Administrative Team.  My duties included working with the Assistant Principal (A.P.) over discipline and the Assistant Principal of Curriculum (A.P.C.).  I was assigned as the school’s liaison over all school construction projects and took over as web master.  The last two years I was the schools Media Specialist and received certification for the position.  Presently, I responsible for Indoor Suspensions and continue as schools web master and video surveillance coordinator.

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