Ms. Ruiz has been a teacher at Academy of the Canyons since 2009. She grew up in Santa Clarita, graduating from Saugus High School before attending the University of Alabama. After finishing her degree and credential, she returned to California and started teaching at the Early College High School. She has taught Modern Civilizations, AP Government, Honors Government, College Prep Government, 9th Grade Seminar, and Advisement. She is also the ASB Advisor at AOC.