Mr. Zarazua has been working at Unity since 2004, its second year in existence. He’s held a number of positions, including Vice Principal and Athletic Director. Currently he teaches 12th grade U.S. Government and oversees Unity’s developing Pathways Program, which helps Unity students transition to college and the workforce. Additionally, he advises yearbook and anime club.
Some of his proudest accomplishments at Unity include taking students on study tours as far away as El Salvador and New Orleans. Working with local community groups, he’s brought many speakers and presenters to Unity, including award-winning authors and filmmakers, celebrity music artists, and professors. More importantly, he’s watched Unity grow each year, both academically, socially, and in student success.
A graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.Ed in Secondary Education, his interests include travel, music, and photography. His travels have taken him across six continents, while working with organizations such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Fulbright Memorial Foundation, and The U.S. State Department in areas related to education and music. He also runs a publishing company, Pochino Press, which focuses on the intersections of race, ethnicity, gender, class and other markers of identity.