For over twenty years, Ray Salazar has been a Chicago Public Schools educator dedicated to amplifying student voice.
He joined Hancock in 2011 and teaches AP English Language and Journalism, the class that produces the school newspaper.
Ray earned his B.A. in English & Secondary Education and M.A. in Writing from DePaul University. In 2009, he earned National Board Certification.
Outside of Hancock, Ray blogs about education and Latino issues at The White Rhino.
His writing aired on National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio many times and appeared in the Chicago Tribune. He's also contributed to NPR's Latino USA.
Ray grew up around 26th Street and remains a proud Southwest side resident.