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Profile of Mr. Boaz


Welcome to Mr. Boaz’ web page on the Valencia High School website.   2019/20 will be Mr. Boaz’ fourth full year teaching high school. This year Mr. Boaz will teach: Intro to Arts, Media & Entertainment & Video Production I & II (Tiger Tube). We have moved to a new studio/classroom - room 803.


Mr. Boaz is a product of PYLUSD and graduated from California State University at Fullerton with a BA Degree in Liberal Studies – International Business with a Minor in Pacific Rim Studies.  After college Mr. Boaz moved to Osaka, Japan with his new bride Alison. During their first year of marriage, they taught English at a private school called PASS Language Square.  


Only recently, Mr. Boaz returned to school earning both single subject and Career Technical Education (CTE) teaching credentials and a Masters of Education in Educational Technology from National University.  Mr. Boaz' authorized teaching subjects include; Business, Arts, Media & Entertainment, Finance, Geography,  Comparative Political Systems and International Relations.


Before starting the 2016-2017 school year, Mr. Boaz has had three distinct decade-long careers starting when he graduated from high school. They include working as a stage technician at Disneyland, working as a middle-management employee for a large corporation (Mitsubishi International Corp.) , and finally, as an entrepreneur and small business owner (Elastic Media Corp./RA Boaz, LLC).


On a personal note, Mr. Boaz is married and has two children, was born in Detroit Michigan and has lived in north Orange County for 50 years. As a community volunteer, Mr. Boaz has served as President of Placentia PONY Baseball, coached baseball and basketball and has served several years as a Booster Club Board Member and past President. Mr. Boaz was also elected to sit on the Measure A - Bond Oversight Committee for the PYLUSD prior to teaching. The Bond funded recent classroom technology upgrades, new gymnasiums, turf fields, stadium facilities and the recent renovation of the Valencia High School auditorium.



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