David MacGregor, PhD., is an Assessment Researcher for the WIDA Consortium. Dr. MacGregor received his PhD. in Applied Linguistics from Georgetown University. He has an MAT in TESOL and Spanish from the School for International Training and a BA in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. Prior to coming to WIDA, Dr. MacGregor worked on various language assessment projects at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL). Much of his work at CAL was focused on WIDA-related projects. Dr. MacGregor also has over a decade of experience teaching ESOL in the US, Turkey and Spain, and has also taught Spanish in the US.
Dr. MacGregor is interested in issues related to test validity, standard setting, computer adaptive testing, and cognitive linguistics.
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