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Valentin Escañuela

San Diego County Office of Education
San Diego County Community
Valentin Escañuela has been in the education field for 12-years, working as a teacher with the San Diego’s juvenile detention facilities and community schools, and is most recently serving as a Vice Principal for Momentum Learning community schools (previously known as the San Diego Juvenile Court and Community School). Escañuela has been a partner with Words Alive for the past five-years as both a teacher and an administrator. This partnership has allowed Escañuela to provide a literacy-rich curriculum to students who have limited success within reading and writing. He has also created structures for teachers to collaborate with one another, community partners, and district supports to enhance the learning experience for students.