Mauricio Gonzalez is an advocate for CTE and teaches at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School.
Mauricio Gonzalez began his career in conservation research and became a teacher in 2001. He teaches at the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, where he has developed a science research program for students interested in immersing themselves in field work. Gonzalez has seen the powerful impact this hands-on learning can have on his students, and is a true advocate for career and technical education. He says his students not only learn practical skills, they practice taking their work—and, by extension, their education—very seriously.