Gerardo Muñoz, 2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year. Gerardo A. Muñoz of Denver, Colorado, is a high school and middle school social studies teacher at the Denver Center for International Studies (DCIS) at Baker in the Denver Public Schools (DPS) district. He has taught every grade from 6-12 and currently teaches grades 7 and 10-to 12. His classes include concurrent enrollment in ethnic studies, Advanced Placement world history, and 5280 Challenge/Student Board of Education through DPS’s Student Voice and Leadership program. Mr. Muñoz has been involved in numerous programs, initiatives, campaigns, and organizations to promote equity and antiracism, including EduColor, Choose, the National Education Association’s Racial and Social Justice Conference, and the University of Colorado’s Teachers of Color and Allies Summit. Muñoz holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and Latin American studies from the University of Colorado (1999), as well as a Master of Arts in curriculum and instruction from the University of Denver (2009).
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