Mr. Ochoa is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago. He holds a Type 29 Bilingual Educator certification with an endorsement in Spanish, and is a certified Duolingo instructor. He is a certified catechist, lector and Eucharistic minister. Mr. Ochoa organizes the school’s Day of the Dead display, the Our Lady of Guadalupe altar & student skit, and several other student life activities. Mr. Ochoa has completed the Genealogy Essentials certification program with a focus on Hispanic genealogy. He is also a member of the Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society in History.
In addition to teaching Spanish, Mr. Ochoa was the marketing director and technology coordinator at a previous diocesan school. As the technology coordinator, he oversaw network functionality, would troubleshoot tech issues, maintained the computer lab, and created & updated the school website. At St. Cletus, Mr. Ochoa has stepped into the role of videographer for many school events and activities. Many of the videos can be found on the school’s YouTube playlist. Mr. Ochoa is excited to expand on what students previously learned in TLC.