Denise Chargualaf is a science teacher at Guam High School. She is currently teaching chemistry and biology at Guam High School where she has been for the past 10 years. Prior to her tenure with the Department of Defense Education Activity, she taught in Guam Department of Education schools for 6 years.

Mrs. Chargualaf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Marquette University and a Masters of Education with a specialization in School Administration and Supervision from the University of Guam.

"Education has always had a strong presence in my life," said Chargualaf. "My love for teaching started when I was young, helping my mother who was a Special Education teacher." Chargualaf added that she has, "always had a strong liking for the sciences. I want to make science a meaningful part of all students' educational program and bridge their classroom experiences with real world applications to foster students' success in the future."

Mrs. Chargualaf has a strong belief that giving back to the community helps create a whole sense of self and as a teacher, she models this by being involved in the Guam community and providing opportunities for her students to do the same. This includes working with local charitable organizations, the Armed Services Blood Program, and as being an officer in the Guam Army National Guard Medical Detachment.

Mrs. Chargualaf loves teaching and is committed to advising student groups, which helps to forge lasting relationships with students by being able to guide and mentor them. She is viewed as a problem-solver, innovator and dynamic member of the GHS science department.

Denise Chargualaf
Denise Chargualaf Chemistry Teacher
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