Charles Stansfield

Charles Stansfield

Charles Stansfield

Dr. Charles Stansfield is an authority on second language testing. During his 40 year career, he has been a secondary school teacher of Spanish, a tenured professor of Spanish and teacher trainer at the University of Colorado, a test program administrator at Educational Testing Service, director of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, and director of the Division of Foreign Language Education and Testing at the Center for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC.

He has developed and published proficiency tests in English as a second language and in 15 other languages. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books and research monographs and 50 research articles published in professional journals.

He is currently a member of the editorial boards of Language Testing and the Journal of Second Language Writing. Since 1994, when SLTI was incorporated, Dr. Stansfield has devoted himself full-time to the management of SLTI projects. You can find more information about Dr. Stansfield’s Qualifications in the right menu.