Megan Montee (M.A.T., English as a Second Language, Georgetown University) is a Research Associate in the Pre K-12 ELL Assessment area of the Center for Applied Linguistics. Since 2012, Ms. Montee has coordinated research and development of the ACCESS 2.0 Speaking Test, a computer-based assessment of academic English language speaking proficiency. Ms. Montee also serves as an advisor on projects related to oral proficiency assessment, rater training, and language teacher education.
Ms. Montee is currently a doctoral candidate in applied linguistics at Georgia State University. Her research interests include performance assessment, rubrics and rater training, computer-based testing, and academic language. She is currently working on a research project exploring the linguistic features of student responses to the ACCESS 2.0 Speaking Test and how the features vary across task types.