Mr. Raymond Munoz has been in the education field for 17 years. Mr. Munoz was born in New York, USA, but grew up in Puerto Rico, where he attended elementary, middle, and graduated from High School. Mr. Munoz attended Columbia Centro Universitario in Puerto Rico, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Administration in 2001. In 2005 he received his certification as an ESE Teacher with a minor in Autism. In 2009 he attended the University of Phoenix, Guaynabo Campus in Puerto Rico, where he earned a Masters of Education in School Supervision and Administration.
In 2003 he started his educational career working in several middle schools for the Puerto Rico Department of Education. In 2011 he became a Principal at the Aristides Cales Quiros Middle School in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. He worked as the lead administrator for six years before relocating to Florida in 2017 and joined the Lake County Schools as a VE Teacher. After four months, he was promoted to Instructional Dean, and shortly after that, at the beginning of the 2019 school year, he joined the Administration Team at East Ridge High School as an Assistant Principal.
Mr. Munoz has achieved a positive impact on the Hispanic school community culture helping others embrace one of our many attributes; a very diverse student and staff population. Mr. Munoz is aggressively working with the Administration, Teachers, and Staff to close the achievement gap among our varied economic, cultural, and ethnic groups. As a technologically savvy resource for the school, he is assisting the District in launching the most significant and most ambitious technology effort to ensure that there is one computer for every student in our school. Mr. Munoz also works hard in keeping our students and staff safe by coordinating efforts with local law enforcement agencies and the District through the School’s Safety Awareness Program.
Mr. Munoz is proud to be a member of the Equity Team at East Ridge High and part of #SeeMe, #KnowMe, and #TeachMe. His commitment and enthusiasm can be perceived in his day-to-day contact with the students, faculty, staff, parents, and local community of East Ridge High.