Principal SPEAK Researcherdanilevine@bsd.uchicago.edu
Dani Levine joined the TMW Center in 2021. As the Principal SPEAK Researcher, she is leading a team working to build a computer adaptive version of the SPEAK, the Survey of Parent/Provider Expectations and Knowledge. She oversees all aspects of this project, including a thorough review of relevant research literature, creation and revision of hundreds of new survey items, and preparation for the final item testing and technology build of the tool. Prior to the TMW Center, she obtained her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and served as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Temple University, where she played an instrumental role in the development and testing of a computerized language assessment for toddlers and preschoolers. She lives in Pennsylvania and her favorite book from early childhood is Corduroy.