WIDA Educator Outreach Specialist
Prior to joining WIDA in 2020, Ben worked on the customer service team at Michigan Language Assessment at the University of Michigan. There he provided administrative and operational support to a wide network of international test centers administering Michigan Language Assessment paper-based and digital exams.
Ben holds a B.A. in English from the University of Minnesota Morris and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University Mankato.
When not working for WIDA, Ben can usually be found digging through used book stores, listening to heavy metal at a responsible volume, writing novels about ghosts, or hanging out with his wife and cat.