Delis Cuellar Klitzke

Research Associate

Delis Cuéllar, Ph.D., is a research associate in the Research Policy and Evaluation Department. She joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015, and conducts research on policies, practices and ideologies affecting childhood bilingualism. Currently, she is the principle investigator in a multistate project that is studying the family engagement of parents of multilingual children in preschool programs. Dr. Cuéllar is the Co-PI in a collaborative project with Chapman University faculty that focuses on the education of multilingual elementary school children. She also provides  research support to the the Alternate English Language Learning Assessment project,

Dr. Cuéllar graduated with academic distinction from the Mary Lou Fulton College of Education at Arizona State University, where she was a research associate for the National Task Force on Early Childhood Education for Hispanics. She was an assitant professor at Humboldt State University in the Department of Child Development and a research associate at the Center on Teaching and Learning at the University of Oregon.  Dr. Cuéllar also held a postdoctoral research position at the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Cuellar’s research has been published in Teachers College Record, Teaching Exceptional Children, The New Educator, Education Review and other sources. She has teaching experience at the preschool, elementary and university levels. 

Contact Information
Office: Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Advancing ALTELLA: Alternate Assessment Redesign