Marta Sánchez

Research Scientist

Marta Sánchez joined the Center in October 2012 after completing her doctoral studies at the University of North Carolina. Sánchez joins Leslie Babinski and other investigators on the IES-funded study, Developing Consultation and Collaboration Skills: ESL and Classroom Teachers Working Together with Students and Families. She is also an assistant professor at the Watson College of Education at the University of North Carolina - Wilmington.

Research Interests:

  • Education


  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - 2012

Recent Publications (More Publications)

  • Barac, R., Bialystok, E., Castro, D., & Sánchez, M. (2014) The cognitive development of young dual language learners: A critical review Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 29, 699-714, [S0885200614000842], [doi], [abs]
  • Sánchez, M. (2013) Immigration reform: Balancing security, suffering and parental love
  • Sánchez, M., Gillanders, C., & Criolani, Y. (2012) With affection and love: Latino families prepare their children for success in school/Con cariño y amor: las familias latinas preparan a sus hijos para alcanzar el éxito en la escuela Milestones, 12-15,
  • Calderón, M., Slavin, R., & Sánchez, M. (2011) Effective instruction for English learners The Future of Children, 21, [index.xml]
  • Calderón, M., Sánchez, M., Rivera Quiroz, L., Jimenez, K., & Jennings, H. (2011) National Institute for Literacy’s publications for Spanish-speaking families on language and literacy development