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Dr. Patricia Corral
Dr. Corral was born in Los Angeles and grew up in San Gabriel Valley. After graduating from Chino Hills High School, she attended Cal Poly Pomona where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies, with a minor in Spanish. She earned a Master of Arts degree in Education Administration from Cal State San Bernardino. She earned her Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California, USC.
Before she had even completed her teaching credential, she began her career in the educational profession as a bilingual community liaison and instructional assistant in the middle and high school setting. When she graduated from college she went to work for East Whittier City School District as a kindergarten teacher. She taught kindergarten, third and fourth grade at Cucamonga School District as well as an English Learner Resource Teacher, Title I Reading Intervention & Teaching Vice Principal.
In 2014, she excidedly came to Fontana Unified School District where she has proudly worked as the school principal at Live Oak Elementary School. When she is not at work, you can find her spening time with her husband, three children, one cat and one dog. Dr. Corral is passionate about education. She encourages those around her to be their best and follow their dreams. Her favorite quote is "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." Nelson Mandela.
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Mr. Rodriguez began his educational career in 2004 when he became a substitute teacher for the Fontana Unified School District. In 2005 he taught Mathematics and Engineering in the Pomona Unified School District. After 15 years of teaching, he decided to pursue a position in Administration. In 2019, he became the Assistant Principal to both Almond and Live Oak Elementary.
Mr. Rodriguez immigrated from Chihuahua, Chihuahua Mexico to Bell Gardens, CA. He later moved to Pomona, where he finally settled in the great city of Fontana. He has been a resident since. In 2001 earned a bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering then later earned a Master of Arts in Education from Azusa Pacific University.
Mr. Rodriguez is married with four amazing children. His beautiful wife is an elementary school teacher at Cypress Elementary. His children have all attended schools in Fontana and are true products of the Fontana Unified School District. His oldest child graduated from UCR and his twins are still in college. One attends UC Berkeley and the other attends Cal State San Bernardino. The youngest of the four attends Kaiser High School.
Mr. Rodriguez is passionate about serving his community as an educational leader and his philosophy is simple, “Kids first!”. He constantly says how honored he feels to be able to serve such a talented group of teachers who dedicate their lives to nurturing and teaching our children. They are true heroes.
As your school’s Assistant Principal, he says it is he who is truly honored and humbled to be able to be part of your children’s lives.