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Jody Guarino

Orange County DE
Mathematics Coordinator
Dr. Jody Guarino is a former National Board Certified Teacher with an Early Childhood Generalist Certificate who has a passion for connecting research to practice. She holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) from Azusa Pacific University, a Master of Science Degree (M.S.) in Education from California State University at Fullerton, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Communications and Sociology from the University of Southern California. Working at Orange County Dept of Education, district, state, and national levels, Dr. Guarino has developed and implemented research-based professional learning with preservice and inservice teachers across the country. She has been involved in several research projects, understanding how teachers can learn to learn from mathematics teaching, investigating the use of video to support teacher learning, understanding the affordances of paired-collaborative clinical placements, and exploring professional learning that supports discourse and argumentation in elementary classrooms.