Jason Kemp is a researcher on the WIDA Assessment Team. He participates in research projects that support multilingual learners and their educators. His duties also include contributing to the development of English and Spanish language proficiency tests. For example, Jason evaluates test items and graphics during annual bias and sensitivity reviews of new content. He has taught Spanish in a variety of contexts in Florida, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Jason has also worked with future world language educators in teacher certification courses.
Jason completed his PhD in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds a MA in Spanish from the University of Central Florida and BAs in Spanish and sociology from the University of North Florida.