Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts Cross Cat K-12 Teaching Certificate
Hello my name is Jesus Federico. I go by Mr. Federico or Mr. Fed. I have been teaching for almost 5 years and this is my first year at Wilson. I am looking forward to teaching and working hard to help my students learn to their fullest potential and have fun doing it. I am native Tucsonan born and raised. I am a product of the Sunnyside School District and graduated from Desert View high school in 2005. I then attended the University of Arizona from 2005-09 and attained a Bachelors of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. I worked in behaviroal health for many years and decided to attend the post bachlorette teachign program for Special Education at Pima Community college in 2013 and finished in 2016.I am looking forward to a great year at Wilson.
Core Educational Belief
My belief is to teach students where they are at and to build up their self esteem. I hate to hear a student say they are stupid or its too hard. My goal is to help them through this and learn that they are smart and amazing! I treat my students as if they are my own kids.
Prior teaching experience
2015-2018 teaching students with Autism in a cross categorical setting at Tucson High School
2018-2019 teaching students with Emotional Disability in a cross categorical setting at Sierra 2-8 School
I have been workign with children and families in the behavioral health sector for almost ten years from 2010-present.