Senior Team Lead, Teacher
Gabriel DeAnda is a 3rd generation Coloradan, attending JK Mullen high school and then Earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences at the University of San Diego where he also played football. Using the Praxis to get qualified, Mr. DeAnda earned an alternative teaching license and is currently completing Master’s coursework in Mathematics Education at the University of Colorado at Denver. CEC is the perfect place to have begun a career in teaching, more than any other high school he has been around, CEC values the CAREER application of education and not just what should be taught for standardized tests. This has been integral in forming his beliefs on education. He believes education is an opportunity to gain knowledge that can be used to support your family, solve problems and serve the community. Between the colleagues and our mission, he can’t imagine having found a better situation. Mr. DeAnda is finishing his 9th year at CEC, which also marks the 9th year that he has been back in Colorado and the 9th year of marriage to his wife Courtney, who is also a teacher. Courtney teaches is Spanish.