Carlos Guevara, M.S.
Director of the Office of Educational Technology
Hostos Community College
Mr. Carlos Guevara, was born in Quito (Ecuador), and is an innate leader and fighter and first-generation college student. He holds B.S. and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from CUNY and NYU Poly, and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Instructional Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University. With over 15 years of experience in higher education, Mr. Guevara currently works at Hostos Community College as Director of the Office of Educational Technology, where he provides vision to strengthen and bring innovation to teaching and learning through technology. He has established a successful organizational culture shift around technology adoption, implementing initiatives centered on mentoring and communities of practice. He is a frequent presenter of a variety of academic technology topics at national and international conferences. His main research areas of interest are online learning, social networking in education, and game-based learning. Carlos has recently been elected as Chair of the Hostos HEO Organization, has also chaired the HETS Distance Learning-Task Force, and several committees at the College. Mr. Guevara is also the president and co-founder of the Ecuadorian Youth Organization, whose mission is to promote the intellectual growth of the Ecuadorian youth through education. He has also established the Ecuadorian Scholars Fund, which annually provides scholarships for students to continue their college education. Coming from a humble background, and facing many challenges to accomplish his goals, he is convinced that the secrets for success are persistence, humbleness, creativity, and always setting the next goal in life and career.
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