Dean / Associate Professor of Mathematics
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Guerrero officially joined the School of Education in August 2020 after having been adjunct faculty for the university in 2019. She is a dedicated school counseling professional. Her 19 years of experience in secondary education settings include more than eight years in teaching, starting as a 7th grade science teacher at Benavente Middle School, and 10 years in school counseling at Astumbo Middle School. She is vice president for secondary schools on the board of the Guam Association of School Counselors.
Kathrine Gutierrez, Ph.D., joined the School of Education as an associate professor in January 2021. She is originally from Guam and is an alumna of the University of Guam.
She comes to the University of Guam from the University of Oklahoma, where she was on faculty since 2006. She worked specifically as a graduate faculty member there teaching and advising master's and doctoral students.
Her higher education work experience includes research (scholarly publications and national/international conference presentations), teaching (graduate coursework), and service activities at the national/international levels. Dr. Gutierrez is interested in continuing research to focus on schools, school community, and culture. Her areas of emphasis are educational leadership and conducting educational research.
She has experience in teaching online using technology for teaching and learning and earned certificates from the Online Learning Consortium.
Professor of Foundations and Educational Research