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 and a Eucharistic minister. Through Boston University’s Center for Professional Development, 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.