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David Morales

David Morales

2016 New Mexico Teacher of the Year


David Morales

David Morales is entering his twentieth year as an educator. For the 2024-2025 school year, he will take on a hybrid role, dividing his time between classroom teaching, program development, and teacher coaching. He serves as the ENLACE (Engaging Latino Communities for Education) teacher at Mayfield High School in Las Cruces, New Mexico, committed to boosting graduation and college opportunities for all students. In addition, David has experience as an Alternative Licensure Teacher Coach, Early Career Educator Mentor, Department Head, and Leadership team member within the Las Cruces Public School district. 

David was honored as the 2016 New Mexico Teacher of the Year and received the 2017 NEA-New Mexico Award for Teaching Excellence. More recently, he received the 2022 New Mexico School Boards Association Excellence in Student Achievement Award and the 2024 Golden Apple Excellence in Teaching Award. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from New Mexico State University and his Master of Science in Education from Walden University. David is married to Delilah and is a proud father to three children: Jenna, Mayteana, and Isaac. 


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