Dr. Schrank is a licensed psychologist (Washington) and a board-certified specialist in school psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). He worked in the Wisconsin public schools while earning an EdS in Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee–Knoxville. He subsequently earned a PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Dr. Schrank taught at Truman State University (Missouri) and the University of Puget Sound (Washington) before devoting his career almost exclusively to the development and publication of the Woodcock-Johnson family of tests. He has been an oral examiner for the American Board of School Psychology (ABSP) and president of the American Academy of School Psychology (AASP). In 2018 Dr. Schrank was named a J. William Fulbright Specialist by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. He is hosted by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Dr. Schrank is the senior author of the Woodcock-Johnson IV (WJ IV®) Tests of Cognitive Abilities, Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Oral Language, Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Achievement, Woodcock-Johnson IV Tests of Early Cognitive and Academic Development, WJ IV Interpretation and Instructional Interventions Program, and Essentials of WJ IV Cognitive Abilities Assessment.