Diane W. Gómez, Ph.D.
Interim Director of Field Placement and Certification, Chair: Educational Foundations & Special Subjects
Room: 10 (ELI Corridor)
Please email to make appointment during these hours: Virtual: Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and Thursday 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Dr. Diane Gómez is an associate professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), bilingual and foreign languages, and is chairperson for the Graduate School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Special Subjects. She teaches courses in second language instruction and methodology, action research, and supervises student and intern teachers. Before Manhattanville, Dr. Gómez was an adjunct professor of graduate education at Fordham University and Iona College and of undergraduate Spanish courses. She has experience teaching courses on culturally and linguistically diverse adolescents to New York City teaching fellows and using electronic portfolios to develop professional portfolios. She has over 30 years of experience teaching second languages at all levels in public school systems. She has also served as a Spanish teacher for adolescents with special needs, elementary bilingual gifted and talented children, and special education in middle school and residential treatment settings. Dr. Gómez has presented numerous papers and workshops at international, national, and local conferences on the topics of teacher education, school- and university-based leadership within school partnerships, and student achievement in the context of professional development schools and full service community schools.
Language, Literacy, and Learning, Ph.D., Fordham University
Special Education, Master of Science, Queens College
TESOL, Master of Arts in Teaching, Hunter College
Spanish, Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, SUNY Albany
BookAuthors: S. B Wepner and D. W. Gómez
Challenges Facing Suburban Schools: Promising Responses to Changing Student Populations
BookAuthors: S. B. Wepner, D. W. Gómez, K. E. Cunningham, K. N. Rainville, and C. Kelly
Literacy Leadership in Changing Schools: Ten Keys to Successful Professional Development
ArticleAuthors: J. Ferrara and D. W. Gómez
Broadening the Scope of PDS Liaisons’ Roles in Community Schools
ArticleAuthors: S.B. Wepner, D. W. Gómez, and J. Ferrara