PAUL SANDROCK, Director of Education at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), directs this national organization’s professional development and initiatives around standards, curriculum, instruction, and performance assessment.
Previously, he was Assistant Director of Content and Learning at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), coordinating the areas of English language arts, mathematics, international education, and world languages. He earlier served as the DPI state-wide consultant for World Languages.
Mr Sandrock taught Spanish for 16 years in middle school and high school and authored The Keys to Assessing Language Performance, as well as Planning Curriculum for Learning World Languages.
He previously served ACTFL as a board member and president and received ACTFL’s Florence Steiner Award for Leadership in Foreign Language Education, K-12.