Ana Chavez was born in Santiago de Cuba. Her parents emigrated to the United States when she was a year old. She lived in Miami, then later lived in Puerto Rico, and when she was 8 years old, her family returned to Miami. She attended Lourdes Academy and later Miami Dade Community College and then Florida International University where she was awarded a Bachelor’s of Science in Medical Technology. She worked as a Medical Technologist for many years and then fell in love with teaching! She has been a Science teacher at St. Brendan Elementary for over ten years. She has been happily married to Jorge Chavez since 1987.
Mrs. Ana Chavez