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Principal's Message

Mr. Federico Gonzalez is a Valley native who was born and raised in Pharr, Texas. He attended P.S-J.A North High School in Pharr. After high school Mr. Gonzalez followed his dream of serving our country and joined the United States Army, serving three years at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Upon returning from the service, Mr. Gonzalez followed his dad’s footsteps and worked in the oilfield for several years. In 2004, he dedicated to change careers and pursue a degree in education. Mr. Gonzalez received his bachelor’s degree of Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Texas Pan American in 2007, Soon after receiving his degree he became part of the Vanguard Academy family. He worked as a second grade teacher for six years at the Vanguard Academy Rembrandt Campus in Pharr. He later saw the need to further his education and was inspired to return to school, receiving his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Texas Pan American while working as a Facilitator in 2014. He served the Vanguard Academy Mozart campus in Alamo as the Facilitator for three years and was named the Principal for the 2016-2017 school year.

Mr. Gonzalez is happily married to Yvette of McAllen, Texas. She is also an educator and works as a 1st Grade teacher. Mr. Gonzalez has two active rambunctious daughters that are his pride and joy, Victoria and Isabella.