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At English Listening we think everyone should have access to authentic listening passages that are interesting, fun and educational for ESL teachers and English language learners.

Meet The Team

Critical thinking is the foundation of practical education.

Sandy Gimpl

Project Director
Sandy Gimpl

Sandy oversees the development of testing materials for high-stakes assessment programs and has over 20 years of experience in education and assessment. After a successful teaching career, she worked for a number of testing companies, creating both formative and summative assessments. Her experience spans the entire testing process, from creating and implementing standards to scoring items and reporting data. At the Minnesota Department of Education she worked in the Research and Assessment Division as a test development specialist. She holds a BA degree in Mathematics and a current teaching license.
Sandy leads a team of talented writers and editors with experience developing a variety of item types in different subject areas. She creates the training materials and procedural guidelines that ensure quality control throughout the item development process.