Guillermo Lopez is a Research Associate in Secondary Mathematics on the English Learners and Migrant Services team. He is passionate about building the bridge between research and practice in an effort to provide equitable access for historically marginalized and underserved student populations. Lopez provides professional development, coaching, and curriculum development for teachers to enhance their capacity to provide engaging and rigorous instruction for their English Learners and Migrant students.
His previous work experience revolved around different areas within math education and continues to guide his research and practice today. He was a secondary math teacher for more than 14 years, an adjunct math professor at a community college, a director of math instruction, a school administrator, a STEM research assistant, and a math methods adjunct professor and advisor for graduate students.
Lopez holds a bachelor’s degree in math from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), a master’s degree in math education from Stanford University, a master’s degree in educational evaluation and data analysis from Claremont Graduate University, and is completing his PhD focused on STEM educational access at Claremont Graduate University.