About

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Founded in 2014, the Assessment and Evaluation Language Resource Center (AELRC), is one of sixteen Title VI Language Resource Centers (LRC). LRCs were created by the U.S. Department of Education to support language teaching and learning.


People

Director

Meg Montee

Dr. Meg Montee

Director, AELRC
Director of Performance-based Language Assessment, Center for Applied Linguistics

Meg Montee serves as the Director of the AELRC. She is also the Director of Performance-based Language Assessment at the Center for Applied Linguistics. Dr. Montee specializes in performance-based language assessment, and is committed to working with educators to create and implement useful and practical assessment tools. Her research interests include oral proficiency assessment and language assessment literacy. Dr. Montee received a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from Georgia State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language from Georgetown University.

Staff

Francesca Di Silvio

Francesca Di Silvio

Associate Director, AELRC
Director of World Languages, Center for Applied Linguistics

Francesca has worked with the AELRC since 2019 and with Language Resource Centers from 2009-2014. She holds an M.A. in Linguistics from Georgetown University and also studied with the Faculty of Language and Linguistics as an undergrad. As Director of World Languages at the Center for Applied Linguistics, Francesca leads projects to develop language proficiency assessments for English and world language learners, manages research on world language instruction, and delivers professional development to language educators.

Meg Malone

Meg Malone

Senior Advisor, AELRC
Director of Assessment, Research, and Development, ACTFL

Dr. Malone served as the previous director of the AELRC. She is also a Research Professor at Georgetown and the Director of the Center for Assessment, Research, and Development at ACTFL. Dr. Malone has nearly 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.

Anne Donovan

Anne Donovan
Senior Consultant, AELRC

Anne has worked with the AELRC since its inception in 2014, and with the Language Resource Centers since 2008. An alumna of the Georgetown Department of Linguistics, her work at CAL and the AELRC has primarily focused on language assessment, less commonly taught languages, study abroad, and professional development for language teachers.

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Dr. Camelot Marshall
Associate Director, AELRC

Principle Assessment Manager, ACTFL

Student Researchers

Stephanie Chen

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Quaylin Dang

Student Associate

Shannon King

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Tianyi Ye

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Malik Stevenson

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Georgetown University

Yunjung Ku

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Georgetown University

Chanhee Park

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Ian Timoteo Franza

Student Associate

Roxane Robin

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Ke Lin

Graduate Student Research Assistant

Georgetown University