Mr. Diaz was born in Madrid, Spain and spent much of his childhood abroad, eventually settling in Albuquerque. He attended La Cueva High School and Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Southwest Studies. An avid sports enthusiast, Mr. Diaz was a member of the 1996 La Cueva High School State Champion Soccer Team and also played soccer for Fort Lewis College. He also enjoys traveling, gardening, and spending time with his wife and two children, ages 7 and 5.
Mr. Diaz joined the CIS community during the 2014-15 school year as a Special Education EA. Previous to his employment at Corrales International School, Mr. Diaz provided in-home tutoring services for several students throughout the greater Albuquerque area. He was Lead Tutor with UROK, a Supplemental Education Service (SES) company based in California, and later directed SES tutors in New Mexico. Prior to having children, Mr. Diaz taught Social Studies and Physical Education at Sunshine Peak Academy, a KIPP charter school located in Denver, CO. While there, he also coached 7th and 8th grade volleyball and baseball. Mr. Diaz enjoys working with diverse students from a variety of backgrounds.