Deniz Patiño Ramos
Early Math & Literacy Lead
Deniz was born in Jalisco, Mexico but raised in San Jose. She is proud of being the first in her family to attend college, having graduated from San Jose State University with a B.A. in Child and Adolescent Development and continuing her education to receive a M.A. in Education/Instruction and Curriculum. Deniz was a bilingual elementary teacher for 4 years and believes teaching is a work of heart. She wants to continue giving back to marginalized communities and believes in the power of community cultural wealth, Black Lives Matter, knowledge is power, and in proactively working to dismantle systematic racism. Deniz likes to travel, read, visit museums, and take her dog Luna to the beach.