Diane W. Gómez

Diane W. Gómez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, TESOL/Foreign Languages

Room: 10 (ELI Corridor)
Mon 1:30-3:30 pm; Tue 3:00-4:00 pm
(914) 323-5488

About Me

Dr. Diane Gómez is an associate professor of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) 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 acquisition, instruction and methodology, and supervises student 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, action research, and using electronic portfolios to develop professional portfolios. She has over 30 years of experience teaching foreign language 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 student-centered second language classrooms, differentiated instruction, teacher education, and dual language programs in the context of professional development schools and full service community schools.

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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
Feature Publications


Changing Suburbs, Changing Students: Helping School Leaders Face the Challenges


Broadening the Scope of PDS Liaisons' Roles in Community Schools


Beyond Campus Walls for Preparing New Teachers to Work with Hispanic Students