Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Special Education
Overview of Interests
Dr. Mancilla-Martinez's program of research is focused on advancing the language and literacy outcomes of students from Spanish-speaking, low-income homes. With the goal of encompassing the heterogeneity within the population of Spanish-speakers, her research includes learners residing in regions across the U.S. from families originating in various Spanish-speaking countries, spans the toddlerhood years through adolescence, and considers Spanish home use and Spanish language and literacy skills.