Mr. Raymond Munoz has been in the education field for 19 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. Shortly after, he joined the Puerto Rico Army National Guard and the US Navy, serving in NAS Mayport and NAS Cecil Field in Jacksonville, FL. After finishing his career in the military, Mr. Munoz, became a Law Enforcement Officer working in various task forces with local, and federal agencies where he earned an Associates Degree in Police Sciences. Moving forward, he attended Columbia Centro Universitario in Puerto Rico, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Administration in 2001, to then transition into the education field. 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 Quirós 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 by the end of the SY 2018, he joined the Administration Team at East Ridge High School as an Assistant Principal.
Mr. Munoz has achieved a positive impact, not only on the Hispanic school community culture but by helping others embrace one of our school’s many attributes; a very diverse student and staff population. Mr. Munoz actively works with the Administration, Teachers, and Staff to close the achievement gap among our varied economic, cultural, and ethnic groups. For Mr. Munoz, the safety of his students, staff and visitors are his priority; therefore he keeps students and staff safe by coordinating efforts with local law enforcement agencies and the District through the School’s Safety Awareness Program.
Administrative Assignments for School Year 2023
Discipline Grade Levels 9-12 / Alphabet Letters (O-Rol)
|Accident Reports/Workman's Comp (Antmann)|
|CTE State Exams/Awards|
|Health and Safety Coordinator|
|Facilities (work orders)|
|Juvenile Justice/Adverse Impact Administrator|
|IT Administrator/Technology Contact|
|Military Signing Ceremony|
|PASS Program Coordinator|
|School Plus/Detention Coordinator|
|AP Computer Science|
|Character Development Staff|