Conference Presentations: ACTFL 2017

At the 2017 ACTFL Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, experts in language assessment and leaders of Chinese language programs discussed challenges that P–12 programs face with assessing students, and ways to establish proficiency expectations and communicate them with stakeholders.

The Assessment Needs of Chinese Dual Immersion Programs
Organizers and Co-chairs: Shuhan Wang and Joy Kreeft Peyton, CELIN at Asia Society

Presenters and their presentation slides are provided here:

The Assessment Needs of Chinese Dual Immersion Programs
Shuhan Wang, CELIN at Asia Society

Proficiency Levels – National Averages
Kyle Ennis, Avant Assessment

Language Assessments at CAIS
Kevin Chang, Chinese American International School

Chinese Immersion Programs: How about English?
Luyi Lien, Yinghua Academy

Guided Reading and Assessment
Maquita Alexander, Yu Ying Public Charter School


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    Lessons that language program administrators have learned, as presented at various conferences around the U.S.