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Seasoned Community Builder Joins Cristo Rey Miami's Leadership Team

Arlene Peterson, Founding Director of Development

MIAMI, FL, May 2019 - In early May, Arlene Peterson accepted the position of Director of Development for Cristo Rey Miami High School. She will bring 20 years of experience in relationship building, fundraising and community engagement to the Founding Leadership Team. Arlene has impacted the South Florida community in her development roles with Chapman Partnership for Homeless, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Mercy Hospital Foundation and United Way of Miami-Dade.

Meet Cesar Muñoz, Founding Principal of Cristo Rey Miami High School

Cesar Munoz, Founding Principal of Cristo Rey Miami High School

MIAMI, FL, May 2019 - After a comprehensive nationwide search for Cristo Rey Miami’s Founding Principal, we are honored to announce the appointment of Mr. Cesar Muñoz to the role. Mr. Muñoz distinguished himself among our diverse and talented applicant pool in a number of key areas of school leadership: instruction, curriculum, academic achievement and school culture. He has a depth of experience working with students of Cristo Rey’s demographic and cares deeply about students’ success.

Viva Cristo Rey!


At a time when many Catholic schools are closing, the Cristo Rey Network of Catholic high schools is opening new institutions.