David started his career as an ELL Kindergarten teacher in Phoenix, AZ. David was part of the founding faculty at a K-8 independent school. David has chaired the Diversity committee at his current school, mentored beginning teachers, helped in designing integrated curricula for grade K, 1, and 7, and led whole-staff and small group professional learning workshops on diversity and classroom management. He was the director of his school's summer academic program for two summers. His professional goal is to develop into an educational leader who works with a whole school community to ensure the effective learning of all students.