Brion Marquez, who served as program developer, script-writer, and producer for 7 Secretos Escolares, is a fluent Spanish speaker and has produced and written a variety of Spanish-language video programs.
He brings the ability to blend social research with strong storytelling and cinematic techniques to make engaging, entertaining programs that also provide reliable training and intervention.
He brings over 20 years of media development experience to his work, and has served as writer, producer, and director on a number of social learning projects. Mr. Marquez currently oversees the research department at IRIS Media.
Rusby, J., Taylor, T., & Marquez, B. (2004). Promoting positive social development in family childcare settings. Early Education & Development,15(4), 449-470.
Rusby, J. C., Smolkowski, K., Marquez, B., & Taylor, T. K. (2008). A small-scale randomized efficacy trial of Carescapes: Enhancing children’s social development in child care homes. Early Childhood Research Quarterly,23(4), 527-546.
Sprague, J., Pennefather, J., Marquez, J., Yeaton, P., & Marquez, B. (2011). Online Universal Screening and Behavioral Progress Monitoring: Assessing Social Validity, Usability and Intent to Use by K-3 Teachers. Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness.
Marquez, B., Marquez, J., Vincent, C. G., Pennefather, J., Sprague, J. R., Smolkowski, K., & Yeaton, P. (2014). The iterative development and initial evaluation of We Have Skills!, an innovative approach to teaching social skills to elementary students. Education and Treatment of Children, 37(1), 137-161.
Marquez, B., Yeaton, P., & Vincent, C. G. (2014). Behavioral universal screening and progress monitoring with web-based technology. In H. M. Walker & F. Gresham (Eds.). Handbook of evidence-based practices for emotional and behavioral disorders: Applications in schools (pp. 192-210). New York: Guilford Publishing.
Schwebel, D. C., Pennefather, J., Marquez, B., & Marquez, J. (2014). Internet-based training to improve preschool playground safety: Evaluation of the Stamp-in-Safety Programme. Health Education Journal, 0017896914522030.
Marquez, B., Vincent, C.G., & Walker, H.W. (2015). Screening and monitoring skills and behaviors essential for academic success. (pp. 715-16). In Scarlett, G. (Ed). Encyclopedia for Classroom Management. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Marquez, B., Vincent, C.G., Marquez, J., Pennefather, J., Smolkowski, K., & Sprague, J. (2016). Opportunities and challenges in training elementary school teachers in classroom management: Initial results from Classroom Management in Action, an online professional development program. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 24(1), 87-109.
Walker, H., Marquez, B., Yeaton, P., Pennefather, J., (in press). Universal screening, progress monitoring, and classroom analysis of student social behavior patterns: The role of teacher judgment, rating dimensions, and scaling options. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology.