AJ Rodriguez (she/they) has been teaching high school choral ensembles since 2014. AJ is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Choral Music Education. AJ began their career in Kissimmee, Florida teaching at Poinciana High School. AJ’s choirs have received superior ratings at the District and State level in Florida. In 2016, AJ moved back to teach at their alma mater, South County Middle & High School. AJ is also a tenor that sings professionally in the Northern Virginia area. This past year, their choirs have been invited to sing at the 2021 Virginia Music Educators Association’s Professional Development Conference.
AJ has become passionate about their activism in ensuring equity towards Transgender and Gender Expansive students, Black and Indigenous students, and People of Color in the choral classroom and community.