Degrees and Certifications:
BA in Spanish and English MA in Educational Administration
Mr. David Gutierrez
Sr. Gutierrez has been teaching Spanish I and II and all levels of Heritage Spanish at RHS since the 2005-2006 schooo year. He has always felt at home with the friendly staff and the wonderful, diverse study body. His educational philosophy includes the belief that language is cultural currency, and the ability to communicate in more than one language is highly important for responsible global citizenship.
A graduate of Joliet West HS and the University of Illinois at Chicago, he has travelled extensively in Mexico and Spain, and when not teaching enjoys reading, playing cello, watching live sports, being active outdoors and spending time with friends and family. He lives with his wife and two daughters, ages 6 and 2, in Mokena, IL.