Candelaria "Cande" Gonzalez (Ms. Gonzalez) received her Bachelor's Degree in Education with an endorsement in English Language Learning at the Arizona State University West. Ms. Gonzalez was born and raised in Arizona and has lived all over Phoenix. She has been teaching for six years and is excited and honored to join the Academies of Math and Science. In the past, she has taught 3rd grade, 4th grade, 1st grade and accelerated Kindergarten. Ms. Gonzalez is a parent, but also a kid at heart. She is an avid music and film fan, has four pets, loves to bike ride, hike, dance, and hang out with her two daughters. On any given day you can find Ms. Gonzalez at the Phoenix public library!