David Hiple

DAVID HIPLE (former Director of the Center for Language & Technology and former Associate NFLRC Director) has 35 years of experience in language teaching, testing, and teacher training. He has secured and managed many federal and private foundation grants and contracts to conduct materials development and teacher-training projects in a variety of LCTLs, including Chinese, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean, and Vietnamese. He has been an external evaluator for SEASSI, as well as the COTIM summer study abroad program in Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the Advanced Khmer Program (ASK) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Dr. Hiple is also a tester trainer for the Peace Corps and has trained oral interviewers in the field in such diverse countries as Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Samoa, Lesotho, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.