National Task Force

Meet the National Task Force

The National Task Force on Assessment Education is fortunate to be comprised of dedicated, passionate educators, educational leaders, and education advocates representing all levels of education. They are committed to transforming the national dialogue around assessment education and the use of assessments to support equitable teaching and learning for all students.

National Task Force on Assessment Education Members

Chadwick-Anderson

Chadwick Anderson

Director of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, Westminster Public Schools
Rosa-Chavez-Avedician

Rosa
Chavez-Avedician

Principal, James P. Butler Elementary
Kathy-Dewsbury-White

Kathy Dewsbury-White

President and CEO, Michigan Assessment Consortium
Dee-Fabry

Dee Fabry

Associate Professor, Sanford College of Education, National University
Kristin-Hamilton

Kristin Hamilton

Vice President of Standards, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Jennifer-Hein-500×500

Jennifer Hein

Executive Director for Strategic Initiatives, Assessment, and Accreditation, Clemson University College of Education
Cara-Jackson

Cara Jackson

Evaluation Specialist, Montgomery County Public Schools, Office of Shared Accountability
Mark-Lacelle-Peterson

MarkLacelle-Peterson

President, Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation
Heather-Lageman

Heather Lageman

Executive Director of Leadership Development, Baltimore County Schools, Office of Organizational Development
Sarah-Mckenzie

Sarah McKenzie

Executive Director, Office for Education Policy, University of Arkansas
Sarah-McManus

Sarah McManus

Digital Learning Director for the Education Services for the Deaf and Blind Schools, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Happy-Miller

Happy Miller

Executive Director for Research, Assessment, Data and Accountability, Rio Rancho Public Schools
Sue-Nolen

Sue Nolen

Professor and Chair of Learning Sciences & Human Development, College of Education, University of Washington
Scott-Reed

Scott Reed

Teacher, Niles North High School
Meredith-Ross

Meredith Ross

Director of Assessment and Accountability, Charter Schools USA
Melissa-Spadin

Melissa Spadin

Coordinator of Assessment, Accountability and Evaluation, San Diego County Office of Education
Missy-Wall-Mitchell

Missy Wall Mitchell

Director of Accountability, School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties
Kim-Walters-Parker

Kim Walters-Parker

Reading Specialist, Woodford County (KY) High School
Saroja-Warner

Saroja Warner

Director of Educator Preparation Initiatives, Council of Chief State School Officers
Amelia-Gotwals-Wenkel

Amelia Wenk Gotwals

Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

National Task Force on Assessment Education Advisors

Bernice-Stafford

Bernice Stafford

Member, Board of Directors at EPIC and at WestEd
Rick-Stiggins

Rick Stiggins

Founder and Retired President, Assessment Training Institute

NWEA Task Force Team

Kelly-Goodrich

Kelly Goodrich

Vice President of Policy &Advocacy, NWEA
Beth-Tarasawa

Beth Tarasawa

Manager of Education Research Partnerships, NWEA
Christine-Yankel

Christine Yankel

Project Manager, NWEA