Miss Dawn Guerriero

Written on 11/04/2019
Greg Guastavino

Department of English Chairperson

Dawn Guerriero

Department of English Chairperson

Director of the Writing Studio


(718) 987-2900

About Miss Guerriero

At Monsignor Farrell from 1997-2015, returned in 2020 

B.A. English, Wagner College 

M.S. Ed. Teacher Leadership, University of Southern Maine 

Classes Taught

Junior Honors English: The American Dream in Literature 

Senior English: The Epic Adventure in World Literature 

Senior English Elective: The Art of Speech, Communication, & Conversation 


After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Wagner College as an English major and Theatre/Dance minor, Miss Guerriero taught English at Monsignor Farrell High School for eighteen years (1997-2015).  Throughout her tenure at Farrell, Miss Guerriero taught upperclassmen American Literature, British Literature, World Literature, and English Electives such as Discovering Drama and Creative Writing.  

From 2015-2020, Miss Guerriero joined the faculty at Staten Island Academy, her alma mater.  During her five years at the Academy, she was the Chair of the English Department and enjoyed teaching a varied course load including AP Literature and Composition, AP Language and Composition, American Literature, and English Electives.   

Miss Guerriero is thrilled to be back at Monsignor Farrell, working with an inspired faculty and staff, teaching English to our juniors and seniors, and directing our Writing Studio.  

In her leisure time, Miss Guerriero hits the courts as a member of the Colts Neck Racquet club, enjoys musical theatre productions, and reading a good book.  

Miss Guerriero relishes the opportunity to share her love of books and passion for teaching and writing with students at Monsignor Farrell High School.