“I look forward to using my understanding and appreciation of diversity to support the human potential of each learner. I look forward to using my skills, and abilities to motivate, encourage and drive students to become curious life-long learners, particularly in STEM fields.”
Jesus “Dr. Leo” is innovative transformational educator who is passionate about STEM education. He is his doctorate degree in organizational leadership with an emphasis in STEM education, a master’s degree business administration, a master’s degree in educational leadership and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. He is proud to have been a part of the Panasonic design team that developed the first flat screen television sets before LCD or plasma were available. As a classroom teacher, he led the opening of Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Pre-Engineering Program at Eastlake High School and established a successful robotics program (TitanBOT). He has been district teacher of the year. As assistant Principal of Student Activities at Eastlake High I created financial stability in the Associated Student Body (ASB), he created activities to promote school culture and founded the Parent-Teacher-Student-Association (PTSA). As SUHSD STEAM programs coordinator, he served the SUHSD educational community by providing access to curricular and extracurricular STEAM activities and programs across the district.
Leo believes in teamwork, collaboration, and shared responsibility and works to promote and encourage unity, harmony, and productivity.
- Position: STEAM Programs Coordinator, Sweetwater Union High School District Jan. 2016 to present
- Assistant Principal of Student Activities, Eastlake High School / Sweetwater Union High School District, Aug 2011 – Jan 2016
- Bilingual (Spanish) Math, Science, & Pre-Engineering Classroom Teacher, Eastlake High School / Sweetwater Union High School District, Jul 2003 – Aug 2011