Martha Villegas-Gutiérrez is an Assistant Research Professor/Licensed Psychologist/Multicultural Specialist at the Teaching Research Institute at Western Oregon University. She has been part of the Education Evaluation Center (EEC) team since 2004. Martha conducts bilingual psychological evaluations and mental health evaluation for school age children, college students, and adults. She also provides training to educators, parents, and students on Latinos academic and mental health issues. Martha has a background in bilingual education and school psychology. Martha also collaborates on research projects at TRI and other universities. She was part of University of Oregon's after school support project with Latino middle school students and parents within the Portland School District. Currently Martha has been collaborating with a federally funded grant that seeks to improve inclusion curriculum for WOU College of Education and Oregon community colleges and prepare professionals with the skills and knowledge to address the special needs of preschoolers from diverse cultural backgrounds.