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Mercedes Muñiz-Peredo, Spanish Instructor

Mercedes-Muniz-PeredoMercedes Muñiz-Peredo, Spanish Instructor

Señora Muñiz-Peredo is a Spanish teacher at University High School. She joined our faculty in 2018.


B.A. in Education, Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City, Mexico)
M.A.T in Bilingual-Bicultural Education, Wayne State University
Currently working on a Master’s degree in Spanish Literature, Indiana University

Past Experience

High School Spanish Teacher, Zionsville Community High School
Spanish Teacher, International Central Middle School (Kokomo, IN)
Spanish Teacher, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School


Teacher of the Year (2012), The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese – Indiana
Member of the Board of Directors (2012-2018), Indiana Network for Early Language Learning

2023-24 Courses

AP Spanish Language & Culture
AP Spanish Literature & Culture
Spanish 3
Spanish 4

J-Term 2024

Chocolate: From Bean to Bon-Bon

What do you like about working at University High School?

From the first day I was here, I was impressed by the friendliness and familiarity among students and teachers at University High School. I believe the uniqueness of University lies in the creation of long-term relationships between all its stakeholders; that is what I like the most. I love the idea that this place feels more like a family that has embarked together on a limitless learning journey.

Personal Information

I am married with three children. Manuel graduated from Purdue and lives in Chicago. Luz graduated from Xavier University and is currently doing a year of service in California. Susi is still a student at University of Cincinnati. I love to spend time with my family and friends, run, cook and travel. I was born and raised in Mexico City, and I’ve been married to my husband Carlos for 30 years.

Contact Mercedes

Telephone: (317) 733-4475, ext. 177
Email: mmperedo@universityhighschool.org