Robert Carreon joined Teach For America as a 2003 Rio Grande Valley corps member, where he taught world history at Jimmy Carter High School in La Joya, TX. After three years in the classroom, Robert joined the Teach For America - Rio Grande Valley staff as manager of teacher development and strategy and then as program director, supporting 20 corps members in leading their students to academic gains. Robert became the region’s executive director in 2008 and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis.
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