Mr. Luis M. Dominguez is originally from New York City. Completing high school in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Mr. Dominguez joined the Army and served for 5 years as a medic. After his tour in the Army, Mr. Dominguez returned to college to chase his dream of becoming a teacher. He received his teaching credentials in Secondary Social Studies and began his career in the Baltimore County Public School System. Prior to joining the Department of Defense, Mr. Dominguez worked as a teacher in the West Virginia Department of Institutional Education, Juvenile Division, and Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland as a 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher and Team Leader. Upon joining the DODEA, Mr Dominguez served at Antilles Middle School in Ft Buchanan, Puerto Rico as a Social Studies Teacher, boys and girls’ soccer coach, baseball coach, and a member of the school leadership team.
Mr. Dominguez is proud of the many accomplishments that his students have achieved during his five years at Ft Knox Middle High School. For the class of 2019 (76 students), this would include a 100% graduation rate, two appointments to military academies, an over 80% acceptance rate to collage, and over three million dollars in total scholarship money accepted by the Senior Class to attend college. Mr. Dominguez has had the honor of being a part of the successful opening of a new 21st century addition to our building. He has also been instrumental in guiding the transformation of our school into a Middle High School, overcoming the difficulties which are inherent with combining two schools into one.
Mr. Dominguez Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies/Secondary Education from Shepherd College and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Shepherd University, which are located in beautiful Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Mr. Dominguez earned his Administrative Certificate at the Hood College in Frederick, Md.
Mr Dominguez family include his wife Kristen and their three wonderful children, ages 14, 16, and 20, a Great Pyrenees by the name of Floki, and a cat named Beasty Boy. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and exploring new places with his family, talking about/playing/watching baseball, and curling up on the sofa to read a good book. Mr. Dominguez considers it an honor and a privilege to work with the military community and their children.