Will Gonzales

Literacy Tutor Para- E/S


Hi, I am William Villagran but I prefer to go by Will. I am a General Education Paraprofessional at Traylor Elementary. This will be my first year at Traylor after transferring from Lowry Elementary where I worked as a Special Education Para in their WINGS department. I am a father to my amazing son and have been happily married to my amazing wife for a year now; yes we had a pandemic wedding and literally got married 3 days before everything closed down in Colorado. I was born in Los Angeles, California but have grown up and lived the majority of my life in Colorado. Fun fact, I am bilingual, but had to learn English once my family moved here. Growing up I loved being on the beach surfing and loved playing soccer. I am a huge soccer fan having played it since I was 5 years old, was part of Team USA soccer for the Junior Olympics, and actually got a chance to be a coach for the Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club. I attended Metropolitan State College of Denver for my undergraduate. My “why” is to make a difference one kid a time. Since I was young I always knew that I wanted to make a difference in the world somehow and help make it better so what better way than to help teach and shape these young, intelligent minds.The world is changing and life can sometimes be difficult, but we can make a difference by t