Mr. Castañeda is excited to join the Bellflower High School administrative team. He joined Bellflower Unified School District in the 2013-2014 school year, and was hired as a middle school RSP Teacher at Bellflower Middle/High School. Over the past six years, he has co-taught English as an RSP teacher and taught history as a General Education teacher, both in middle school and high school. Outside of the classroom, Mr. Castañeda has served as a class advisor, Link Crew Coordinator, School Culture (PBIS) Director, Social Science Instructional Leader, WASC Coordinator, and Activities Director. His experiences over the past 16 years as a classified and certificated staff member have strengthened his leadership capacity and will serve him well in his new administrative role.
Mr. Castañeda values the importance of building relationships and creating meaningful connections with all stakeholders for the betterment of the school community. As an administrator, his top priority is to work with all stakeholders to continue growing as a community that is safe and nurturing where students can thrive and develop the skills required to reach their full academic and personal potential. Mr. Castañeda is excited about this new opportunity and is eager to work together with everyone, Because Unity Creates Success!