Sahie Kang (PhD in Linguistics, University of Florida) has been the Director of the School of Korean at Middlebury College since 2014. Prior to Middlebury, she served as the Dean of Arabic, Korean, and Multi Language School at Defense Language Institute (2002-2015). She also served as the President of American Association of Teachers of Korean (2015-2018) and was the founding chair of Korean Special Interest Group at ACTFL where she has been an OPI Tester and a Workshop Facilitator since 2002 and conducted numerous workshops on assessment and pedagogy in institutions in the U.S.A. and in Korea.
Professor Kang also served as a consultant for the Korean Language Flagship Program, for the Proficiency Assessment Project at American Council on International Education, and as an Oversight Committee Member for National Standard Curriculum Project of AATK. Her most recent publication and invited presentation are “Integrated Performance Assessment and KSL” The Routledge Handbook of Korean as a Second Language (2022) and “Korean Wave for Engagement and Empowerment-Beyond Language and Culture,” Global Engagement and Empowerment Forum, Yonsei University (2022).