Omar Monteagudo is the Principal of School for Advanced Studies. He served as the Social Studies Chairperson at Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH) and as the Assistant Principal for Curriculum at Miami Lakes Educational Center. He is a past fellow of the Florida Supreme Court Justice Teaching Institute and has been recognized by Miami Dade County Public Schools as District Rookie Teacher of the Year, District Social Studies Teacher of the Year, Region Teacher of the Year Finalist, District United Teachers of Dade Rookie Steward of the Year, and Region Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist. He has also been recognized by the University of Chicago as an Outstanding Educator and is listed as a Who's Who Among American Educators.
He holds degrees in Political Science, Latin American Studies and Law and is a graduate from Florida International University and the University of Florida.