Glisan Earns Recertification as Oral Proficiency Tester of Spanish

Posted on 2/16/2009 8:49:01 AM

Dr. Eileen W. Glisan, professor in the Department of Spanish, earned recertification by Language Testing International and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages as an Oral Proficiency Tester of Spanish.

Recertification involves a rigorous process of demonstrating to a tester trainer that one is able to conduct proficiency interviews appropriately and rate speech samples accurately according to the national proficiency rating scale.

Dr. Glisan’s certification is valid until 2013. She conducts proficiency interviews in Spanish for majors and minors in the department’s programs.