Louisiana Classroom Chronicles

Classroom Chronicles is a series that highlights the inspiring everyday work of Louisiana educators.
Each month, the blog will spotlight an educator who is taking that extra step to make an impact on
the lives of their students, school and community.


Classroom Chronicles Jose Guadarrama
Pursuing Proficiency: How a FirstLine Schools Content Leader Uses Evidence-based Instruction to Support Early Literacy

To ensure success in early literacy, the Early Literacy Commission is tasked with studying and recommending ways Louisiana can develop and implement an aligned system to provide effective, evidence-based reading instruction for children from birth through third grade. This month’s blog spotlights Content Leader José Guadarrama, of FirstLine Schools in New Orleans, who recently met with the commission to share his thoughts on the importance of developing evidence-based competencies and skills needed to ensure reading proficiency from an early age.

José Guadarrama, Content Leader at FirstLine Schools, New Orleans

Previous Classroom Chronicles

Previous Spotlights

Classroom Chronicles - July 2019 (Tasha Jolivette-Jones) Download
Classroom Chronicles - June 2019 (Lonnie Kennair) Download
Classroom Chronicles - May 2019 (Delia Girouard) Download
Classroom Chronicles - April 2019 (Nadene Harrison) Download
Classroom Chronicles - March 2019 (Troy Borne) Download
Classroom Chronicles - February 2019 (Donneisha Wilson) Download
Classroom Chronicles - January 2019 (Kathryn Ferguson) Download

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