Gina joined CAL’s staff in 2023 as the Kindergarten Language Testing Specialist, helping to support the development of paper-based large-scale English language proficiency assessments for kindergarten English Learners. She brings to this role a passion for teaching and learning as well as extensive experience working with multilingual students and families.
Prior to joining CAL, Gina served as a Language Assessment Specialist at Portland (Maine) Public Schools Multilingual & Multicultural Center Family Welcome Center, as a K–8 English Learner educator, and as an elementary classroom educator. She holds a master’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in English from Colby College. In her free time, Gina likes to hike, run, go on long city walks, read nonfiction, listen to music, and go to museums, concerts, and baseball games.