Pedro Olvera

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Associate Professor & Psychologist

San Diego, California

Dr. Pedro Olvera is an Associate Professor of School Psychology at Cal Baptist University (CBU), a bilingual school psychologist with over 20 years of experience working in K-12 schools, providing teletherapy, and a consultant to Riverside Insights.

As a former dual language learner (DLL), son of immigrant parents, and an upbringing along the southwest border, Dr. Olvera knows the intricacies of working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD). Dr. Olvera’s scholarship and training have focused on assessing DLLs, home-school collaboration, virtual mental health, and creating inclusive school climates for children that are CLD.

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 12, 2021

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Posted Oct. 13, 2021

6 Ways We Can Help Reverse COVID Learning Loss for English Learners

Twenty-one months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a national emergency. With a new school year underway, the United States (U.S.) public school system…

By Pedro Olvera

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Posted Oct. 8, 2021

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In March, Dr. Seuss Enterprises decided to cease publication of six of the prolific writer’s works due to his demeaning caricatures of non-white ethnicities. This…

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