My name is Consuelo Montoya Candelaria. I grew up here in Magdalena and attended school, Elementary through High School here. I'm a Steer through and through!!
I married Kyl Candelaria, my highschool sweetheart, in June of 2007. We have three beautiful children, Josiah Davee, Amaris Love, and Kylee Brielle.
Once I graduated from High School in Magdalena in the year 2000, I attended college at New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. I received my Bachelor's degrees in Special Education and Elementary Education.
I began teaching right after college at Arrey Elementary, a small school out of the TorC school district. It was then, through a special site program, that I received my Master's Degree through Lesley University, a college in Boston, Massachusetts. I received my Master's in Curriculum and Insturction and Reading. I also have endosements in TESOL and in Reading.
I have been teaching for a total of 12 years, inclulding this year. I began teaching here in Magdalena in 2008. I love teaching and definitely love being around my students and coworkers.