Tanya Bitterman

Lead Writing Language Testing Specialist

Tanya Bitterman is a language testing specialist at CAL, working on the ACCESS for ELLs® assessment. Her work focuses on the development of test items for the Grades 2-3 test, as well as issues related to the computer-based assessment of writing, including rubric development.

Before coming to CAL, she was an ESL teacher in a New York City public school, where she provided ESL and content instruction for students in grades 2-4. She has a master’s degree in TESOL and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics.