Annette Sexton Ruiz, Governing Board Member

Ms. Sexton-Ruiz was elected to a four-year term in 2012 and has worked in Education since 1990, including in the Creighton School District. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Arizona State University and teacher education coursework from University of Phoenix. She is the mother of three children, including a beautiful boy with Down Syndrome; she is also a community activist and an artist. Annette is fluent in Spanish and working towards fluency in American Sign language. She understands concerns of families with Specials Needs children as well as Immigrant families. She has lived in Mexico and served in many different educational capacities with immigrant communities for decades.

For more than ten years, Annette has served as Resident Artist in over twenty local schools, including two in the Creighton School District, where she worked with the whole school community in the creation of permanent murals. She continues to write grants for and carries out community art project residencies throughout the Phoenix Metro area.

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