Rachel Myers joined CAL in 2020. They currently work as a Senior Research Assistant in the Language Assessment Division. They contribute to projects in the areas of world language education, K-12 EFL assessment, and adult EFL assessment. Recently, they have conducted quantitative research about state-level educational standards and about students with limited or interrupted formal education (SLIFE) in Massachusetts. They are also on the development team for BEST Plus 3.0 and BEST Literacy 2.0, and have helped develop informational materials for teachers and learners of critical world languages for the STARTALK program. Previously, Rachel worked on the Psychometrics and Quantitative Research team, contributing to technical reports on the ACCESS for ELLs K-12 assessment.
Rachel holds a M.S. in Applied Linguistics from Georgetown University, where they specialized in language assessment. They are from Massachusetts