Dr. Hoyo is an Assistant Professor in the School Counseling & School Psychology Department at National University. He is a graduate of UCLA (Ed.D.); Cal State Fullerton (M.S.); and Cal State Long Beach (B.A.) Previously Dr. Hoyo served his community as a school administrator (high, middle, and elementary school principal); specialized counselor including attendance, mediation, ombudsman, and crisis intervention specialist. In addition, Dr. Hoyo taught in high school, adult education, community college, and many courses higher education.
In terms of community involvement, Dr. Hoyo is past president of the California School Counselors Association and a member of the Executive Board for the California Counselor Leadership Network. He is also a founding member of the California Counselor Educators Research Collaborative. Furthermore, he serves as a member of the Elementary Guidance Advisory Committee for the Newport Mesa Unified School District and the Career Advisory Committee for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. And finally, Dr. Hoyo completed his four year term with the Board of Directors for Community Guidance Services of Cerritos/Artesia.
His research interests lie in cultural diversity counseling with an emphasis on increasing academic achievement of diverse minorities and the effective use of technology to promote learning. He is delighted to be working near the place of his birth, Santa Ana, California.
He is the first in his family to graduate from an institute of higher education and has consulted frequently with school districts, state and federal program to increase academic achievement of diverse students. Dr. Hoyo is married, has two grown children, six grandchildren; one great grandchild; and lives with his wife, Maria, and Phoenix, a twelve year old cockatiel. He resides in Huntington Beach, California and can be reached at email@example.com.
University of California, Los Angeles
California State University, San Francisco
California State University, Long Beach