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Mr. Ramiro "Reggie" Salazar

Hello!  My name is Reggie Salazar and I am a US Army Veteran and served my country for 24 years.  I retired as a Lieutenant Colonel and served in a variety of leadership positions all over the world.  I have spent the last 3 years in the education field as a Foreign Language instructor and the 7th grade Leadership (PRO TEAM) and the 8th grade Financial Literacy teacher at Chapin Middle School.  I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and I hold a Masters degree in Business Managment.  It is an honor and a privelege to have your child in my class.  I am so blessed to be in a position where I can help coach, teach, and mentor them as they prepare for the rigors of high school and life.  I have a strong sense of passion for our youth and I am committed to helping develop the next generation of citizens and leaders.   I have served on the CMS School Improvement Council (SIC) and served as the Chairman of the SIC from 2015-2017, and 2019-2021.  

My family and I have lived in Chapin for six years and my wife Lauri and I have been married for 23 years.  We have two children, my daughter Sadie who is a 2021 Chapin High School graduate and is a Freshman at Clemson Unviersity, and my son Owen who is a Sophomore at Chapin High.  My hobbies include, anything outdoors, watching sports, and physical fitness.