Associate Director of Test Development
Mark Chapman is the associate director of test development at WIDA. He is responsible for ensuring new WIDA assessments are delivered to specification and on time, coordinating both internally within WIDA and with WIDA vendors the Center for Applied Linguistics, MetriTech and the Data Recognition Corporation. His work so far has centered on MODEL, Early Years and ACCESS 2.0.
Mark previously served as the associate director of assessment with the University of Michigan’s English as a Second Language testing program. He also spent more than a decade teaching English in Japan, most recently at Hokkaido University. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Coventry University (U.K.), a master’s in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from the University of Birmingham (U.K.) and is working toward a Ph.D. in assessment from the University of Bedfordshire (U.K.).
Phone: (608) 890-0519