Degrees and Certifications:
Art - K-12 Generalist - EC-6 Generalist - 4-8 Special Education EC-12 ESL - EC-12
Mrs. Dorina (Dede) G. Ruiz
I am a native San Antonian who was educated in the NEISD. I graduated from Churchill High school in ‘86. I attended college at UTSA and graduated with a Bachelors's in Interior Design. My post-college work career included time with a local architectural firm and owning a teacher supply store. My past work experience plus raising four children inspired my interest in pursuing a teaching career. My first assignment was teaching at a charter school in San Antonio. From there, I accepted an opportunity in the Comal ISD at Spring Branch Middle School where my children attended. I returned to NEISD, this time in a teaching role in 2018.
My love of art dates back to grade school trips to local museums. As a result, I remember spending time outdoors with pencil and paper trying to draw my surroundings. Upon further exploration, I uncovered the world of oil pastels, acrylic, the art of sculpting, and various other media. I am so grateful for the opportunity to share my love of art with inspiring young minds.
I will be available for morning tutoring on Tuesday and Thursday from 7:50-8:20. Please contact me by email for specific times that your student may need: email@example.com.
Thank you for all your support. I am looking forward to an exciting year with your children!
Mrs. Ruiz's Class Schedule:
1st Period - 8:20-9:10 - Art 1
2nd Period - 9:14-10:12 - Art 1
3rd Period - 10:16 - 11:01 - Art 1
11:05 - 11:35 am -Lunch
4th Period - 11:39 - 12:24 Conference Period
5th Period - 12:28 - 1:13 - Art 1
6th Period - 1:17 - 2:02 - W.I.N. - What I Need
7th Period - 2:06 - 2:51 - Art 1
8th Period - 2:55 - 3:40 - Art 1
Tuesday and Thursday:
7:45 - 8:25 - Tuesday and Thursday AM Tutoring
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