Faculty

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Overview

Professional Overview: 

Rebecca Anguiano, Ph.D., P.P.S., is an assistant professor in the Counseling Department, and programd director of the PPS Specializations, School Counseling and School Psychology.  She is a credentialed, bilingual school psychologist and licensed educational psychologist  who has served in public schools in Oakland, Vallejo, Alameda, and Berkeley. Dr. Anguiano's research interests include language brokering among Latino immigrant families, the ethical assessment of bilingual students, and family engagement in urban schools. 

Department: 
School of Education
School of Education » Counseling Department
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Contact Information: 

Office: Fillipi Academic Hall 240-4

Phone: (925) 631-4465

Education

  • Ph.D., School Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • M.A., Education, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A., Psychology and Hispanic Studies, Scripps College, Claremont Colleges 

Courses Taught

EDUC 572: Research Methods I

COUN 524: Systems Consultation 

COUN 210: Learning and Development in the Social Context

COUN 540: School Psychology Seminar and Supervision 

Presentations

Selected Professional Presentations

Anguiano, R. M. (Chair). (August, 2018). Lifting family voices in the juvenile justice system and urban schools to promote healing. Symposium accepted to the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. Division: 45. Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

Anguiano, R. M., & Palmer, B. F. (Co-Chairs). (August, 2017). Doing the work: Bringing marginalized cultures and communities to the center. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington D.C. Division: 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

Anguiano, R. M., & Martinez, C. (February, 2017). Socially just family engagement in urban schools: Frameworks, resources, and examples. Mini-skills presentation at the National Association of School Psychologists’ National Convention, San Antonio, TX.

Anguiano, R. M. (August, 2016). The benefits of maintaining traditional cultural values for Latino youth who language broker. In B. Palmer (Chair), Being healthy in our own skins: Sometimes its healthier not to assimilate. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado. Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity.

Anguiano, R. M. (August, 2016). Re-thinking parental involvement in urban schools: Popular education, community organizing, and social justice. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association (APA) Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado. Structured Poster Session Presenter, Division 27: Society for Community Research and Action: Division of Community Psychology.

Anguiano, R. M., & Martinez, C. (April, 2015). Tools for Building Parental Involvement in Inner-City Schools: Restorative Practices, Popular Education, and Social Justice. Northern California Conference for School Counselors. Sponsored by H. B. McDaniel Foundation and the California Association of School Counselors. Stanford University, CA.

Anguiano, R. M. (April, 2012). Language brokering among the children of Latino Immigrants: Out-of-school bilingual practices and in-school benefits. Poster presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Bilingual Education Special Interest Group.

Bridges, M. Cohen, S. R., Anguiano. R. M., & Scott, L. (March, 2011) Purposeful parenting for social behavior: Maternal practices in Mexican-origin families. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Anguiano, R. M. (April, 2009). Structural validity of the Language Brokering Measure scores in a sample of early-adolescent Latinos. In R. Weisskirch (Chair), Language brokering in immigrant families. Symposium conducted at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Conference, Denver, CO.

Publications

Anguiano, R. M. (2018). Language brokering among Latino youth: Moderating variables and youth outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 47(1), 222-242. doi:10.1007/s10964-017-0744-y.

Bridges, M., Cohen, S. R., Scott, L., Fuller, B., Anguiano, R., Mangual-Figueroa, A., & Livas-Dlott, A. (2015). Home activities of Mexican American Children: Structuring Early Socialization and Cognitive Engagement. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 21, 181-190.

Fuller, B. Anguiano, R., & Gasko, J. W. (2013). Lifting preschool quality: Nurturing effective teachers. In O. N. Saracho & B. Spodek (Eds.) Handbook of research on the education of young children (3rd Ed) (pp. 393 – 402). New York: NY: Taylor & Francis.

Meyer, E. L., Schaefer, B. A., Merino Soto, C., Simmons, C. S., Anguiano, R., Brett, J.,….Worrell, F. C. (2011). Factor structure of Child Behavior Scales in Peruvian preschoolers. Psychology in the Schools, 48, 931-942.

Bridges, M., Anguiano, R. Fuller, B. (2010). Advancing the language skills of young Latino children. Policy Brief for New Journalism on Latino Children. Institute of Human Development, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Fuller, B., Gasko, J. W., Anguiano, R. (2010). Lifting Pre-K quality: Caring and effective teachers. Institute of Human Development, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Anguiano, R. M., & Martinez, C. (Manuscript in preparation, to be submitted April 2018). Socially just family engagement in urban schools: Popular education, community organizing, and social justice. To be submitted to Association of Mexican American Educators Journal.

Anguiano, R. M., Thomas, S., & Proehl, R. (Manuscript in preparation, to be submitted Spring 2018). De Marillac Academy: Educating Children of Promise. To be submitted to The Journal of Catholic Education.

Bridges, M., Cohen, S., Scott, L., Anguiano, R., Fuller, B., Livas-Dlott, A., Mangual Figueroa, A. (in preparation) Purposeful parenting by Mexican American mothers: Advancing school readiness through social-emotional skills?

Active Research Projects

Socially Just Family Engagement in Urban Schools: Stories of Transformation and Inclusive School Practices. (August 2017-present) Co-Investigator: Dr. Cynthia Martinez. Received $9,000 Provost Grant.

Honors, Awards & Grants

Honors: 

Selected Invited Lectures and In-Services

Anguiano, R. M. & Martinez, C. (June, 2016; June 2017) Tools for building socially just family engagement in inner-city schools.  Training presented to grantees of Tipping Point Community, foundation dedicated to anti-poverty work. San Francisco, CA.

Anguiano, R. M., & Martinez, C. (October, 2016). Tools for building socially just family engagement. Training presented for programs affiliated with Center for Educational Partnerships. UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Anguiano, R. M. (July, 2016). From school-driven to community-driven family engagement in urban schools. EdTalk for the California Teachers Summit. Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA. Click here for Youtube Video

Anguiano, R. M. (October, 2015) Multicultural assessment practices in inner-city schools. Invited presentation at the Wright Institute, Berkeley, CA.

Grants: 

Faculty Research Provost Grant. (2017-2018). Provost grant award for proposed study: Socially Just Family Engagement in Urban Schools: Stories of Transformation and Implications for Inclusive School Practices. PI: Dr. Rebecca Anguiano, Co-Investigator: Dr. Cynthia Martinez. $9,000 awarded.

Faculty Research Provost Grant. (2016-2017). Provost grant award for proposed study: De Marillac Academy: Educating Children of Promise. PI: Dr. Rebecca Prohel. Co-Investigators: Dr. Desiree Berganza, Dr. Suzy Thomas. $7960 awarded.

Tipping Point Community Grant (2015-2016). Grant awarded for proposed study: Re-thinking parent involvement in urban schools: Popular education, community organizing, and parent empowerment. PI: Dr. Rebecca Anguiano. Co-Investigator: Dr. Cynthia Martinez. $10,000 awarded.

UC Mexus Dissertation Grant Award (2010-2012). Awarded to dissertation projects that hold significant promise to advance scholarship in areas relevant to Latino studies. PI: Rebecca Anguiano. $10,000 awarded.

Interests

Scholarly Interests: 
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse students
  • Latino immigrant families
  • Parent involvement and community engagement in urban schools
  • Ethical assessment of bilingual students for special education services
  • Response to intervention 
  • Trauma-informed and restorative practices in urban schools