Darci G.

Darci Gueta is Urban Teachers’ lead clinical faculty for literacy in Dallas- Fort Worth and a professor with the Johns Hopkins School of Education. As a founding member of Urban Teachers’ Dallas-Fort Worth team, she developed the English as a Second Language curriculum used there. She previously served as an instructional specialist for the Dallas Independent School District, helping administrators and teachers improve student success. She is completing a doctorate in the supervision of curriculum and instruction at Texas A&M in Commerce, Texas.

She holds a master’s in educational leadership and administration from Dallas Baptist University. She began her career as a primary grade teacher and team leader at schools in the Dallas area. She is a passionate advocate for bringing top-notch teaching to children in underserved communities.

• Texas A&M, Commerce, Texas, Doctoral Candidate, Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction, 2019 (expected)
• Dallas Baptist University, Master of Educational Leadership and Administration, 2009
• Dallas Baptist University, Bachelor of Arts, 1998

Academic positions
• Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Urban Teachers Lead Clinical Faculty for Literacy, Dallas-Fort Worth, 2016-present

Other professional positions
• Instructional Specialist, Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, TX, 2015-2016
• Lead ESL Teacher, Moore Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 2012-2015
• Administrative Intern, Moore Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 2009-2015
• Team Leader, Moore Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 2001-2015
• Teacher, Moore Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 1999-2015
• Teacher, Lamar Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 1998-1999

• Professional Excellence Scholarship, Texas A&M, Commerce, 2017
• Outstanding Leadership Award, Texas A&M, Commerce, 2017
• Profes Scholarship, Texas A&M, Commerce, 2016-2017
• Teacher of the Year, Moore Elementary, Grand Prairie, TX, 2004

Teaching experience
• Classroom Management
• Field Experience
• Social Studies Methods
• Reading Practicum
• Reading in the Upper Grades
• Content Area Reading

Research, Publications, Presentations
• Gueta, Darci and Gesualdi, Nick (2018), “Supporting English Language Learners.”
Presented at Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, MD
• Gueta, Darci, (2017), Featured Speaker, BESO Series. Presented at Texas
A&M, Commerce, Mesquite,TX
• Gueta,Darci (2015), “Vocabulary Strategies in Early Childhood.” Presented at Texas
A&M, Commerce, Bill Martin Symposium, Commerce, TX