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Darci Gueta


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

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

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


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


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