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Cathi Draper Rodriguez, Ph.D., NCSP, is a Professor and Chair in the Education and Leadership Department at Cal State University, Monterey Bay. Dr. Draper Rodriguez teaches courses related to assessment, research, and school psychology. Since earning her doctorate from UNLV, she has focused her research on using technology with English learners with and without disabilities, the diagnosis of disabilities in English learners, assessment in education and multicultural education. Dr. Draper Rodriguez is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Her previous work experience includes serving as a bilingual school psychologist in a public school setting and as an early interventionist providing services to young Latina mothers. 


  • Disability and Equity in Education
  • Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research
  • School Psychology