TJ- Esparza

EDUCATION

 

Mr. Esparza Jerry_esparza@dpsk12.org
Phone: 720.423.7135 “Whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might”- Ecc.9:10

Principal Certification: Leadership Academy
University of Denver
Completion: December 2002
Masters Degree: Administration, Supervision, Curriculum Development…
Emphasis: Instructional Technology
University of Colorado of Denver, Denver, Colorado
Graduated: August 1995
Bachelor of Science: Science Education
Emphasis: Life Science, Secondary Certification
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Graduated: May 1988
Associate of Arts: Psychology
ENDORSEMENTS: Colorado Dept. Education
• Instructional Technology Teacher
• Vocational: Computer Information Systems
• Principal Administration
• Secondary Life Science

 

TJ SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Senior Team Leader for CCT
  • 3D, Web, and Senior Pathway Instructor
  • SkillsUSA Student Advisor (CCT Student organization)
  • Teacher Web Administrator
  • Instructional Leadership Team

Life Before Thomas Jefferson

Ethnicity: Hispanic (Grandparents migrated from Mexico)
Born and Raised: Corona, California
High School: Chaffey High School, Ontario, CA
HS Graduate: 1976
Lived in Iowa-Illinois 12 years before moving to Denver to teach.

Total Teaching experience- 33 years in DPS. Taught Science for eight years, Technology Resource Specialist and a computer lab teacher for nine years, Career Specialist for one year. Web and 3D Design Teacher for my 16th year here at TJ. Before becoming a teacher, I worked as a driver delivering pharmaceutical drugs to hospitals and drug stores. I also worked as a department store manager. I enjoy listening to audiobooks, hiking, camping, photography, videography, woodworking, Bible study, and spending time with my family.