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Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District

Hear from Jose Guerrero about Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD's leadership in innovation, so students can meet the national requirements to get into higher education, but also get into STEM-related fields.

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Meet Jose Guerrero

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Be prepared for a challenge. But also be prepared to open up your heart. Heighten your level of understanding. You have the power to give back and the product of all that is both meaningful and worth it. I know when I get home, I've changed a student's life.

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  • 9-12th Grade Engineering and Science Teacher

Education

    Awards

      Teacher Certification Program

      • Region 10 ESC

      Why I Teach

      While growing up in South Texas, Jose always knew he wanted to make an impact in children’s lives, but wasn’t sure if he wanted to be a teacher - much due to national stigmas around the teaching profession. After working with FedEx for seven years, Jose met someone in a teacher preparation program at his job. He began to pursue his interest in teaching by applying to substitute positions, and the rest is history.  

      “What I eventually saw was that students needed leadership and mentorship,” he said.

      “They needed someone who was like them and had their experiences to help motivate them.”

      Jose received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Wyoming and his Master’s in Science Education at The University of Texas at Dallas. He has been at METSA at Turner with CFBISD for 10 years.

      Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD by the numbers

      • 1,664

        Dedicated Teachers

      • 25,724

        Students

      • $52.4K

        New Teacher Starting Salary

      About Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District

      • About CFBISD

        The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District (CFBISD) is located in north Dallas with easy access to major highways and public transit. The six cities they serve are vibrant corporate and residential communities, attracting and supporting a diverse local economy. Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District has long been known as an innovative leader in education. Everyone who works in CFBISD is a valuable team member; each job in CFB ISD is here to support the concept “high achievement for each student.” Without quality people who truly care about the education and welfare of all children, CFBISD would not be known as a leader in education across Texas and the nation.

      • For CFBISD Teachers

        From the inside, CFBISD’s people are innovators. They value creativity, relevance and rigor in learning. They respect and honor the diversity of our families. CFBISD staff will not compromise high expectations for themselves or their students. They live the character values of cooperation, integrity, pride, respect, responsibility, service and citizenship. The Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District believes that the teacher matters. Having the very best teachers in classrooms is the key ingredient to success for CFBISD students.  CFBISD hires the very best, pays the very best and supports their teachers in the very best possible way.

        CFBISD supports their teachers – it is essential. CFBISD offers time dedicated during the school day for teacher professional learning and collaboration with an on-campus mentor. Teachers can count on CFBISD for robust curriculum, resources and specialized content support with instructional experts. The Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District values achievement for each and every student. It is at the essence of what they do and why they exist. CFBISD is making a lasting impact on the world around it by preparing students for the world ahead of them

      • Salary & Compensation
      • For CFBISD Students

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