Dr Margaret E. Malone
Margaret E. Malone (Ph.D., Georgetown University) is Director of Research and Assessment at ACTFL. She is also Director of the Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center (AELRC) and Research Professor at Georgetown. She has three decades of experience in language test development, materials development, delivery of professional development and teacher training through both online and face-to-face methods, data collection and survey research, and program evaluation. Her current research focuses on language assessment literacy, oral proficiency assessment, the influences of the Seal of Biliteracy on language teaching and learning and the development of short-cut measures of proficiency. Prior to joining ACTFL and Georgetown, she was Associate Vice President of World Languages and International Programs at the Center for Applied Linguistics.