Speaking Examiner Qualifications

Michigan Language Assessment speaking tests are administered by well-qualified, carefully trained, and regularly monitored examiners. We look for examiners with the following qualifications:

English Proficiency

At least C1-level English proficiency on an internationally recognized English language assessment (C2 for ECPE examiners).


Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in TESOL, applied linguistics, education, or a related field.

Teaching & Assessment Experience

  • EFL teaching qualification such as an MA TESOL or a CELTA; or
  • Substantial experience teaching ESL/EFL, generally a minimum of three years