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To encourage the use of standards-aligned practices, the presenters in this five-part series will share empirically based recommendations, examples, and case studies with the goal of assisting test developers, measurement professionals, researchers, and consultants with challenges surrounding assessing individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse groups.

All webinar presentations are offered online. Visit the Buros Center for Testing’s webinar website ( for presentation abstracts, presenter biographies, and registration information.

APA CE or NASP CPD credit is available as is reduced pricing for all individuals in an organization or class.  For more information, email Dr. Jessica L. Jonson at

The Culture-Language Interpretive Matrix and English Learners: An Evidence-Based Application of Research into Practice
Dr. Samuel O. Ortiz – September 10, 2019  11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT

Developing Methodologies for the Fair Testing of Linguistically Diverse Populations: Problems and Solutions
Dr. Guillermo Solano-Flores – September 24, 2019   11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT     

Translating/Adapting Tests to Increase Fairness for Linguistic Minority Examinees: Best Practice Recommendations for Test Development and Validity Efforts
Dr. Joseph A. Rios – October 1, 2019  11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT

Using Interpreters in Psychological Assessments
Dr. Rebecca Weiss – October 24, 2019   12:00 – 1:30 pm CDT      

Development of Culturally Grounded Measures: Case Studies from an Indigenous Youth Suicide Prevention Effort
Dr. James Allen – November 5, 2019  11:00 am – 12:30 pm CST