Staff and Associates

CAL’s experienced staff conduct research, develop language assessments and instructional materials, provide professional development and technical assistance services, offer online courses, and disseminate information and resources related to language and culture.

Our clients include federal and state agencies, school districts, universities, refugee service providers, foundations, associations, and businesses. CAL typically operates as many as 50 projects at any given time, with periods of performance from a few days to 5 years or more.

CAL conducts large-scale and small-scale research projects on a wide variety of topics related to our mission, including language teaching and learning, literacy, assessment, and the use of language in society.

CAL offers extensive research-based professional development and technical assistance services, many of them with an online component. Our cadre of experienced service providers can work with you to customize solutions to meet your needs.  

STAFF & ASSOCIATES

President and CEO

Roberta Miceli

Interim Vice President

Director

Quantitative Research Operations

Director

Language and Literacy

Director

Performance-based Language Assessment

Senior Director

Test Development

Senior Director

Psychometrics and Quantitative Research

Elsa Fraser

Director of Operations

Language Assessment 

Francesca Di Silvio

Director 

World Languages

Lisa Tabaku

Director 

Global Languages and Culture

Lolita Hewett-King

Senior Director

Finance

Don Oben

Manager

Human Resources

PAST PRESIDENTS

Terrence

Terrence Wiley

Former President

2010 – 2017

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Donna Christian

Former President

1994 – 2010

SENIOR FELLOWS

Carolyn Temple Adger

Former President

2010 – 2017

DChristian-sm

Donna Christian

Former President

1994 – 2010

Dorry

Dorry Kenyon

Former President

2010 – 2017

Joy Kreeft Peyton

Former President

2010 – 2017

Nancy Rhodes

Former President

2010 – 2017

Betty Ansin Smallwood

Former President

1994 – 2010