Gardy J. Guiteau, M.Ed.

Gardy J. Guiteau, M.Ed.

Gardy Guiteau is Director of the Master of Science in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program at Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC). A social justice educator and consultant who has worked with faculty, staff, and students at schools, colleges, and universities across the United States, Gardy is an accomplished leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB). He is experienced in student development, success and mentorship, and education administration in higher education and in 6-12 independent schools. Gardy is an Intergroup Dialogue facilitator with close to 20 years of experience working in secondary schools, colleges and universities, community organizations, and businesses. Gardy’s work focuses on developing opportunities and spaces that support and enrich the personal, academic, and professional experiences of all members of an educational institution.

Prior to joining GCNYC, Gardy worked as the Director of Equity and Inclusion at Newark Academy in Livingston, NJ and was the inaugural Director of Social Justice, Inclusion and Conflict Resolution at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. Along with being an award winning DEIB educator, Gardy is a passionate social advocate who migrated to the United States as a child from Haiti. He dedicates a portion of his time leading the efforts of the Dyaspora Coordinating Committee, a nonprofit organization that he founded in 2015.

Education

  • M.Ed. Social Justice Education, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Graduate Certificate in Latin American, Latina/o and Caribbean Studies
  • BA Psychology, Brandeis University

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2018 Outstanding Diversity Leadership, Academic Success Center, Rowan University
  • 2016 Outstanding Community Leader Award, Counselling in Ed. Settings, Rowan University
  • 2015 Outstanding Diversity Contribution, Senate Diversity Committee, Rowan University
  • 2014 Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) Fellow, Temple University

Recent Presentations and Workshops

  • “Anti-Oppressive Curriculum and Pedagogy Review: An Introduction,” workshop for Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ USA – April 2022
  • “On Mentorship and Sponsorship: Strategies for Navigating the Hidden Curriculum,” Workshop for University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA – February 2022
  • “Microaggressions as Modern Bigotry: Implications for Health Care,” lecture for Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ, USA – February 2022
  • “The Role and Work of DEI Practitioners in Independent Schools,” panelist for National Business Officers Association Webinar, Washington, DC, USA – July 2020
  • “Confronting and Interrupting Microaggressions in School,” workshop for Logan Township School District, Swedesboro, NJ, USA – October 2018
  • “Building Coalitions: Advocacy and Action as Students in Health Care, ” lecture for Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, May 2017
  • “Intersecting Diversity Recruitment and Retention Resources” keynote for the Tri-State Consortium Biennial Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, USA – April 2017
  • “College Men as Leaders in Preventing Sexual and Physical Violence” presentation for the Inclusive Leadership Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA – February 2016
  • “Real Talk: Socioeconomic Class Intergroup Dialogue” co-facilitation for Temple University, Philadelphia, PA –  April 2014
  • “Mentorship for Professional Development and Social Change” presentation for Learn, Share, and Grow, International Mentoring Association Conference, Gilbert, AZ, USA – March 2014
  • “Charting your Course as a Social Justice Change Agent” workshop for Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, August 2013
  • “Coaching for Academic Success” presentation for Developmental Education: The new revolution, 32nd Annual National Association for Developmental Education, Boston, MA, USA – February 2008
  • “The ALANA Men in Motion Program: An academic mentoring program for men of color,” presentation for Institute on College Men, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, USA – May 2007
  • “The Haitian State, Power, and Democracy: A Global Feminist Analysis and Some Radical Feminist Solutions” presentation for Caribbean Cooperation in the Age of Information Society, 30th annual Caribbean Studies Association conference, Santo Domingo, DR – June 2005
  • “Revolución sin Liberación: Un análisis de género en Haití bajo un contexto global” Trans. “Revolution without Liberation: An analysis of gender in Haiti in a global context” presenation for XXIV Festival del Caribe: Fiesta del Fuego – Dedicated to the Bicentennial of the Haitian Independence, Casa del Caribe, Santiago, Cuba – July 2004
  • “Rara and Resistance in Haiti? The Limiting Effects of Hegemonic Masculinity” for Caribbean Soundscapes, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA – March 2004