Ms. Bernice Montoya
My name is Bernice Marie Montoya. I was born in Belén on December 25, 1976 to Gary and Estefana (Baca) Montoya. I attended Gil Sánchez Elementary (GSE) with my brothers, Carlos and Jovon. I graduated from Belén High School in May 1995.
My son is Estevan Tomás Chávez. He graduated Belen High School in May 2017., He is currently in an apprentice program to be an Electric Journeymen, and he is my life! We live across the river in Casa Coloráda.
I graduated with an Associate of Arts in Elementary Education in May 2000 from the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education in May 2001 from the College of Santa Fe at Albuquerque. I graduated with a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix at Albuquerque in September 2006. I hold a New Mexico K-8 level II professional teacher license.
I know I have the best job in the world and I totally love it!