Guadalupe Solis grew up in the San Joaquin Valley, where he attended Bakersfield Community College and Fresno Pacific University. His undergraduate degree was in physical education with a minor in sociology and Spanish. After I completed his undergraduate coursework, he continued his education by earning a masters degree in reading and administration. He completed his Doctorate in International Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco.
Dr. Solis started his career teaching high school Spanish, English as a Second Language, language arts, and coached track and cross country at Lemoore High School. After ten years of teaching he moved into high school administration. His thirty years administrative experience has been as a high school principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, Deputy Superintendent of Instruction and currently he serve a full-time associate professor at Brandman University. Throughout his career he has also served as an adjunct faculty member for several universities and taught a range of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level courses. He also serves on local and professional committees including the Lemoore Union High District Board of Trustees.
Guadalupe is married with two children and three grandchildren in the community of Lemoore California. In his spare time, he also presents at statewide conferences on English language development, leadership topics, coach several administrators, travels and plays music.
- Reading and EnglishLanguage Arts
University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
International Multicultural Education 1998
“Reflections of Bilingual Teachers in Bilingual Education Programs”
Fresno Pacific University
MA in Education 1982
“The Development and Implementation of a Successful Bilingual Ed. Program”
Fresno Pacific University
B.A. in Labral Studies 1974
Physical Education, Spanish and Socialogy
Lemoore Joint Union High School District, Foundation Board, President, Lemoore California - 2014 – Currently
English Learner Legacy Leadership Institute, Steering Committee - 2015 – Currently
Tulare County Hispanic Leadership Network, Steering Committee - 2014 – Currently
Association of California School Administrator, Retiree Region Representative - 2018 – Currently
California Charter Authorizers Professionals, Steering Committee - 2017 – Currently
Associate Professor 2018
Instructor in the MAELA program and serve as dissertation committees
Senior Lecture 2017
Instructor in the MAELA program
Tulare County Office of Education, Visalia, California
Deputy Superintendent of Instruction for Tulare County Office of Education 2018
We provided support to forty-three school destring as it relates to instruction, content professional learning, state and local educational initiatives.
Tulare County Office of Education, Visalia
Administrator of Educational Resource Services 2004
We provided specific profession support in all content areas to the districts throughout the county.
Reef-Sunset Unified School District 2000
The school district had an enrollment of 2500 students located on the west side of the South San Joaquin Valley. This is a small rural community where agriculture is the main industry.