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Eduardo Guevara

Eduardo Guevara is citizen from both, the USA and Colombia. He has the following academic degrees: a Bachelor in Science (Biology) from Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia; a Masters in Science (Fisheries & Allied Cultures) from Auburn University, Auburn, Al.; a PhD (Educational Administration & Leadership, and Marine Science) from The University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Dr. Guevara is also certified by the Texas Board of Educators in Science Composite and Bilingual Education.

Guevara is an active member of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Science Teacher Association of Science (STAT), and the Classroom Teachers Association of Texas.

He is recipient of the following academic awards and recognitions:
  • 2014 Book of the Year: Einsein Fellows: Best Practices in STEM Education. Author of the Chapter: The SSIAG Model. Peter Lang Publishing Company, NY.NY. 2014.
  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship. U.S. Department of Energy. U.S. Congress. Washington DC. 2010-2011.
  • Excellence in Science Teaching-Mentoring Award. Trainer of Trainers and Role Model in the Teaching Profession. Texas Education Agency (TEA)- Texas Regional Collaboratives. Galveston, TX. 2010.
  • Outstanding Science Teaching Award. Houston ISD. ASPIRE Program. Houston, TX. Academic Years 2007-2008 and 2008-2009.
  • Distinguished Teaching Award. Recognition in Exemplary Performance in Science Teaching. Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation. Texas Regional Collaboratives. Austin, TX. 2007.
    Excellence in Science Teaching and Science Teacher Mentor. Texas Education Agency - Texas Regional Collaboratives. Austin,TX. 2004.
  • Colombian National Award in Applied Science Research. Colombian National Science Foundation (COLCIENCIAS). Proposal: Induction of Monosex with Hormones in Tilapia rendalli. Medellin, Colombia, 1983.

His focus in improving the academic performance and educational attainment of at-risk students and ELLs, led him to develop in 2007, the Open Source, Project Based Learning, hands-on inquiry Student-centered Sheltered Instructional Growth (SSIAG) Model and its accompanying SSIAG Teacher Training Modules. The SSIAG Model has been implemented in Texas and Colombia, with statistically significant improvement of the academic performance of at-risk students taught by teachers implementing the Model.

Credentials: Degrees:
Bachelor in Science (Biology) from Universidad del Valle
Masters in Science (Fisheries & Allied Cultures) from Auburn University
PhD (Educational Administration & Leadership, and Marine Science) from The University of South Carolina


Teaching Certifications:
Science Composite and Bilingual Education
Tutorials: Mondays, 2:45 - 3:45 pm
Conference: 6th Period