Mark Pommer

Mark Pommer is a doctoral student in the School Psychology program at UC Berkeley. Mark received his EdS in school psychology from Columbia University. His current research interests include bilingual evaluations, second language acquisition, and addressing disproportionality of English language learners in special education. Mark is also involved in hope theory and application research, international school psychology, and assistive technology research and design.

Mark’s return to academia was inspired and informed by his 16-year career as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist in Jackson, Wyo. In practice, Mark continues to focus on bilingual school psychological services, transformative SEL via service-learning, school crisis response, student-led IEPs, and system reform.

Specializations and Interests

Bilingual Evaluations; Executive Functioning; Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS); Student-Led IEPs; Evidence-Based Practices


EdS, Columbia University

BA, Butler University