Susan French

Susan French

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Susan works as the Contract Manager for the Content Team. Before joining Smarter Balanced, Susan worked at CTB/McGraw-Hill Education as manager of the Editorial Quality Assurance and Usability and Implementation departments. In this position, she focused on forming and managing …

Terri Gibbs-Burke

Terri Gibbs-Burke

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Terri serves as the Assistant Director of Mathematics. She is involved with designing, conducting, supporting, and managing comprehensive education program for K-12 students. As well as design, Terri reviews and creates assessments and support materials that measure student progress toward …

Suzanne Hindman

Suzanne Hindman

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Suzanne Hindman serves as the Assistant Director of ELA/Literacy. Suzanne contributes to the design and implementation of the Smarter Balanced assessment system, working to assure grade-appropriate alignment with academic standards. In addition, she contributes to the production of resources and …

Jennifer Judkins

Jennifer Judkins, Ed.D.

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Jennifer serves as the Director of Mathematics. She oversees the Consortium’s efforts to ensure the Smarter Balanced assessment system effectively measures the depth and breadth of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. In this role, Jennifer provides oversight for …

Heidi Kroog, Ph.D.

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Heidi serves as the director of instructional supports. Her work contributes to the Consortium’s commitment to a balanced assessment system by supporting the development and use of formative assessment resources. Heidi manages the Smarter Balanced Digital Library, an online collection …

Shauna Stewart

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Shauna serves as an Administrative Specialist for the Content Unit. She is responsible for coordinating Content-related events and meetings for item writing, item review, and State Network of Educators (SNE) workshops, among other events. Shauna supports virtual and in-person meetings …

Amy Thierry

Amy Thierry

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Amy Thierry serves as the Assistant Director of Supports for Instruction. Amy supports educators using the Smarter Balanced Digital Library, an online collection of instruction resources designed to improve classroom-based assessment practices that incorporate the formative assessment process to support …