Dr. Guajardo is associate professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas Pan American (UTPA), co-founder of the Center for Bilingual Studies at UTPA, and co-founder of the Llano Grande Center for Research and Development located inside Edcouch-Elsa HS in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Dr. Guajardo began Llano Grande with a vision of motivating local students to become educated citizens and active members of their communities. As a former public school teacher, now a professor of educational leadership, he applies his first-hand experience daily through interaction with leaders in the educational field in South Texas. In this capacity, he researches many of the challenges and best practices that are pertinent in today’s classroom
You can find more information about Dr. Guajardo and his work with the Llano Grande Center HERE!