Manager, Empower Schools
Kevin Guico proudly serves as a Manager with Empower Schools, supporting innovative public schools and districts across Texas and convening innovative leaders across the U.S. for meaningful collaboration and learning experiences. Before joining the Empower team, he worked on staff at City Year Dallas, providing year-long professional development and support to AmeriCorps members as they supported ten of Dallas’ most deserving public schools. Kevin also taught middle school writing, Pre-AP reading, and modern band in Dallas, and spent four years in Dallas classrooms. His involvement in educational equity extended outside the classroom as well, whether it was community organizing for Dallas public schools, attending policy conferences facilitated by Leadership ISD and Leadership for Educational Equity, facilitating identity development for Asian Pacific Islander Americans, running operations with Teach For America’s summer learning, working school board campaigns, or fundraising with an arts education nonprofit. In Austin, he currently serves as the organizing coordinator for ACHRP, Austin Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines. In his spare time he also plays music professionally and volunteers as a music teacher to students in the foster care system. He holds a Bachelor of Art in Music Management and a minor in Business Management from the Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA, and started his educational career as a Founding AmeriCorps Member on the Start-Up Team for City Year Dallas.