Rolando Rodriguez serves as the STEM Department and Innovation Center Chair. His professional career encompasses both education and the military.
Mr. Rodriguez comes to WNA from the Institute of Notre Dame where he taught engineering and physics for seven years and coached field hockey for five years. Mr. Rodriguez graduated from the University of Michigan in 1996 with a BSE in Aerospace Engineering. He also received his commission from Michigan’s Army ROTC program. He earned a Master of Art in Secondary Education (1998) in which he obtained his teaching certification in mathematics from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX. Mr. Rodriguez earned teaching certifications in CO, MD, and PA. In 2013, he earned his secondary school level principal certification from Drexel University, which qualified him for a school administration license in MD and PA. He is currently completing his Master’s in Strategic Studies through the US Army War College’s Department of Distance Education. Mr. Rodriguez has taught math, engineering, and physics in TX, CO, and MD. He has coached multiple seasons of cross country and track in CO, and coached five seasons of field hockey in MD.