Federico R.   Guerra  Jr.

Assistant Professor  

Office: EEDUC 1.610
Phone: (956) 665-7333
Email: federico.guerra@utrgv.edu

Dr. Fred Guerra Jr.

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Mental Health - ADHD, Behavioral Disorders, Conduct Disorders
  • Education

    • EdD, Effective Educational Leadership, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, 2009
    • MEd, Educational Administration, The University of Texas - Pan American, 2005
    • BS, Health Education, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1990
  • Currently Teaching

    EDUL 8336 01R - Problems in Education:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Lionel Cavazos, Wayne Smith, Federico Guerra, "Understanding Humanistic and Family Predictors of Mexican American College Students’ Positive Psychological Functioning," Journal of Humanistic Counseling 57, (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2018): 50-68.

  • Federico Guerra, Roberto Zamora, Rosalinda Hernandez, and Velma Menchaca-Ochoa. "University Strategic Planning: A Process for Change in a Principal Preparation Program," International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation 12, no. 1 (May 2017): 83-97.

  • Angela Chapman, Hsuying Ward, Ashwini Tiwari, Amy Weimer, Jaime Duran, Federico Guerra, and Robert Sale. "The Role of Language in Anatomy and Physiology Instruction," American Biology Teacher 79, no. 3 (March 2017): 184-190.

  • Maria Roberts and Federico Guerra. "Principals' Perception of Needs in Hispanic Special Education," Journal of Hispanic Higher Education 16, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017): 18.

  • Maria Roberts and Federico Guerra. "Principals’ Perceptions of Their Knowledge in Special Education," Current issues in Education 19, no. 3 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2017).

  • Federico Guerra, Ash Tawini, A Das, Lionel Cavazos, and M. Sharma. "Examining teachers’ understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder," Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs (December 2016).

  • Hossein Shirvani, Federico Guerra, "Do High School Students with Different Styles Have Different Levels of Math Anxiety? ," Journal of European Education 5, no. 3 (February 2016).

  • Yvette Hinojosa, Lionel Cavazos, Federico Guerra, and James Whittenberg. "Exploring humanistic and cultural predictors of Latina/o students’ life satisfaction and depressive symptoms.," Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development .

  • Lionel Cavazos, Federico Guerra, Christian Garcia, and Yvette Hinojosa. "Increasing School Counselors' Understanding of Factors that Influence Latina/o Adolescents' College-Going Beliefs," Journal of School Counseling .

  • Lionel Cavazos, Federico Guerra, Christian Garcia, and Yvette Hinojosa. "Increasing School Counselors' Understanding of Factors that Influence Latina/o Adolescents' College-Going Beliefs," .



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Javier Vela. Expanding Counseling and Behavioral Health Services, Internal Seed Grant, ( )



Selected Presentations


  • Nancy Razo and Federico Guerra. "Teachers’ Mental Health Training and Intervention: School Psychologists’ Potential Impact," National Association of School Psychology, Chicago, Ill. (February 2018)

  • Nancy Razo and Federico Guerra. "Teachers' Mental Health Training & Intervention: School Psychologists' Potential Impact," National Association of School Psychologists 2018 Annual Convention, National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, Illinois (February 2018)

  • Nancy Razo, Federico Guerra, Lionel Cavazos, and Ashwini Tiwari. "Middle School Teachers’ Mental Health Training, Knowledge, & Perceived Roles: School Psychologists’ Potential Contribution ," Texas Association of School Psychologists 2017 Annual Convention, Texas Association of School Psychologists, Dallas, Texas (November 2017)

  • Roberto Zamora, Federico Guerra, Rosalinda Hernandez, and Velma Menchaca-Ochoa. "Strategic Planning: A Catalyst for Transforming a Principal Preparation Program," National Association of Hispanic & Latino Studies, (October 2017)

  • Alejandro Garcia, Velma Menchaca-Ochoa, Federico Guerra, and George Padilla. "University Partners with Local School Districts: Collaborating to Prepare Future School Leader," The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education , The Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education, Corpus Christi, Texas (October 2017)

  • Nancy Razo, Federico Guerra, Lionel Cavazos, and Ashwini Tiwari. "Middle School Teachers’ Mental Health Knowledge, Perceived Roles, and Training," Healthy Communities 2020-Mental Health, Substance Abuse & HIV Prevention 2017 Conference, UTRGV School Of Medicine, Edinburg, Texas (September 2017)

  • Federico Guerra, George Padilla, and Roberto Zamora. "In Search of Excellence: Effective Practices in High Performing Culturally Diverse South Texas Schools," 2nd Annual International Critical Issues Leadership Conference, Department of Organization & School Leadership, South Padre Island, Texas (September 2017)

  • Federico Guerra and Alejandro Garcia. "Engaging Family and Community Relationships to Better Serve Students with Mental Health Needs," UTRGV Critical Issue Conference, Department of Organization & School Leadership, McAllen, Texas (November 2016)

  • Federico Guerra and Francisco Guajardo. "An Oral History of Bilingual History in the Borderlands of South Texas," University Council of Educational Administrators, UCEA, San Diego, Calif. (November 2016)

  • Federico Guerra, Ashwini Tiwari, Lionel Cavazos, "Examining Teachers' Understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder," University Council of Educational Administrators, (UCEA), Detroit, Michigan (November 2016)

Current Courses

EDUL 8336 01R - Problems in Education:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses