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Meet Sam Nunez

With a passion is to help students and families thrive in the educational environment, Sam Nunez loves that his job at IDEA is to make IDEA's already incredible programs even better and to help strategize new initiatives and innovations.He is proud to be part of the IDEA family helping young men and women become contributing members of their communities. 
He came to IDEA after working as a private school strategist and enrollment specialist. He has also held positions as a youth director in a ministry setting and as a teacher in public schools for six years. Additionally, he participated in a national cohort of family dynamics, personal growth and independence. With a passion for building teams, training, and coaching, Mr. Nunez has found great joy in facilitating growth for all people and organizations. 
In addition to his work at IDEA, Mr. Nunez is also the co-founder and president of a local non-profit. He has a master's degree in educational leadership and a bachelor's degree in education. 
He is married with three beautiful children. He played and coached college basketball and has a deep passion for the game. He enjoys playing basketball and golf and talking about sports. 
The quote that most inspires Mr. Nunez and challenges him to be the best educator he can be is "When the student is ready, the teacher appears."