Chris Barron

bpwalker Communications

As senior director of communications and media relations, Chris works to tell the story of Smarter Balanced and how the assessment system helps to improve teaching and learning in schools across member states. Prior to joining Smarter Balanced, Chris worked …

Renee Basick

Renee Basick

bpwalker Communications

As Digital Communications Specialist, Renee works with the Smarter Balanced Communications team to develop digital platforms and content to effectively engage the students, parents, teachers, and education leaders in Smarter Balanced member states. Renee is an award-winning higher education communication …

Aaron Locke

bpwalker Communications, Internal Operations, Member Services

Aaron works as an Administrative Specialist for the Communications and Technology Units. He is responsible for supporting and coordinating several different events and meetings for his teams, including twice-monthly K-12 Leads meetings. He also provides day-to-day support with tasks required …

Brad Walker

bpwalker Communications

As Director of User Experience, Brad works with teams across the organization to solve design problems so members, educators, parents and other stakeholders can better access, use, and understand Smarter Balanced data, resources, policies, procedures and other online information. Prior …