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 …

Rachel Kachchaf, Ph.D.

bpwalker Content, Student Supports

Rachel serves as the senior director of supports for students and content. She oversees the Consortium’s efforts to develop assessments in English language arts/literacy and mathematics and to consider the needs of diverse learners, including English learners, students with disabilities, …

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 …