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Teacher Spotlight: Andrés DeRosales

Name: Andrés DeRosales
Preferred Pronouns: He/Him/His
Title: Middle School Social Studies Teacher
Grade(s) Taught: 7th and 8th
What year did you start working at Marin Horizon/HCS? 2019
What school(s) did you attend? San Francisco State University B.A. History
San Francisco State University M.A History
Why did you want to become a teacher? It is my vocation and passion.
What continues to inspire and drive you to teach? To inspire young people to critically examine the past in order to solve the problems of the present and forge the future.
What’s your favorite thing about being a teacher/working at a school? Working with young people. They keep me grounded in the joys of life.
How have you adapted as a teacher during COVID-19? I have adapted to developing my curriculum for distance learning.
What has been your experience at Marin Horizon so far? GREAT!
Which of our Pillars resonates with you the most and why? (We are insatiably curious, We are complex thinkers, We embrace challenge, We are active community members, We have a voice) All of these. These pillars align with my core values.
Do you have any hobbies? Golf, family, and Marvel.
Where did you grow up? Where do you live now? I grew up in San Francisco. I now live in San Rafael.
Non-discrimination policy: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, gender identification, disability or other category protected by law. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the School's non-discrimination policies, including its Title IX policy:
Name: Laurie Kelly, Title: Accounting Manager, Office Address: 305 Montford Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94941, Telephone Number: (415) 384-4232, Email Address: Laurie@marinhorizon.org
For assistance related to Title IX or other civil rights laws, please contact OCR at OCR@ed.gov or 800-421-3481, TDD 800-877-8339.