Ms. Velazquez has been an educator for 20 years. She joined Orozco Academy in 2008 as the school librarian. The majority of her professional career is as a school librarian at both the elementary and high school level. Her role changed in 2015, and now teaches Middle School Social Studies.
Ms. Velazquez earned her B.A. in Elementary Education from National-Louis University. She obtained her Masters in Library Science from Dominican University. She earned a Masters in Written Communication from National-Louis University. Ms. Velazquez is a National Board Certified Teacher and has the certification to teach Gifted and Talented students.
In her free time, Ms. Velazquez, enjoys traveling the world. Her travels include Brazil, Portugal, Ireland, Argentina, as well as, many states throughout Mexico.