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Teaching Research Institute

educational evaluation center

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All EEC staff holds credentials at the state and/or national level. Staff includes a clinical psychologist, a speech pathologist, school psychologists, handicapped learner specialists, vocational specialists and a multicultural specialist.

Ken Kosko

Ken Kosko, M.S., School Psychologist, NCSP

  • Associate Professor
  • Director of the Education Evaluation Center
  • Certification in School Psychology, Education, Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Handicapped Learner, Reading
  • 37 years experience
Marlene Richards

Marlene Richards, M.S., Speech and Language Pathologist, CCC-SLP

  • Assistant Director, Intake Coordinator - Education Evaluation Center
  • Certification in Speech and Language Pathology, Elementary Education
  • 22 years experience in assessment, teaching and consultation
Robert Ayres

Robert R. Ayres, Ph. D., School Psychologist, NCSP

  • Research Professor, Teaching Research Institute
  • Certification in School Psychology
  • 30 years experience
Julie Bulen

Julie Bulen, M.S., Learning Disability Specialist/Vocational Specialist

  • Instructor, Teaching Research Institute
  • Certification in Education and Handicapped Learner
  • 29 years experience in LD assessment, teaching and vocational program development
Patricia Kelley

Patricia Kelley, M.S., Learning Disabilities Specialist/Vocational Specialist

  • Assistant Fellow, Teaching Research Institute
  • Certification in Handicapped Learner, Hearing Impairment, Elementary Education, Reading
  • 29 years experience in assessment, teaching and vocational programming

I enjoy the diversity of children and adults we work with at the EEC as well as my co-workers who are a top notch group of people, both professionally and personally.

Martha Villegas-Gutierrez

Martha Villegas-Gutierrez, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist

  • Multicultural Assessment Specialist
  • 8 years experience in professional psychology
  • 3 years as a bilingual and regular education teacher
  • 3 years teaching intermediate Spanish at the university level

Working as a licensed psychologist for the Teaching Research Institute, Education Evaluation Center allows me the opportunity to contribute to Oregon students' and families' academic, intellectual and socio-emotional well-being. It is also an honor to serve the bilingual/bicultural needs of Oregon's Latino/a population.


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