Mr. D. Castaneda

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Mr. Castañeda

About Me

I was born and raised in East San Jose, and was actually brought up through the Mount Pleasant Elementary School District.  I attended Mount Pleasant High School where I was a scholar athlete in Cross Country and Track.  I earned my A.A. at West Valley College, my B.A. at Bethany University, and a Single & Multiple Subject Credential from the National Hispanic University.  Before teaching full time, I subbed in various districts throughout San Jose and covered all grades from K-12.  I love working with children and seeing them learn and achieve things for the first time!

I believe all students can learn and succeed in life in different ways.  All students have unique talents that I hope to help cultivate as they grow academically. 

I am a huge Golden State Warriors fan, as you can see if you were to walk into my classroom.  I am an avid long distance runner, as well as an avid eater of all foods!

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