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Genoa Faber

Sophia Sun Supports for Instruction

As Document Specialist, Genoa works with the Smarter Balanced Reporting Team to develop and design digitally accessible deliverables for Smarter Balanced member states and clients. Genoa also provides daily administrative support, organizing meetings and manages calendars. Prior to joining Smarter …

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Chari Holman

bpwalker Supports for Instruction

Chari’s role is an Administrative Specialist for the Instructional Supports. She is responsible for coordinating the State Network of Educators (SNE) workshops. Chari holds a Master Degree in Business Administration.  She specializes in project management and advanced accounting. 

Heidi Kroog, Ph.D.

bpwalker Supports for Instruction

Heidi serves as the senior director of supports for instruction. 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 Tools for Teachers, an online collection …

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Chelsey Shade, Ph.D.

bpwalker Supports for Instruction

Dr. Chelsey Shade is the Associate Director of Supports for Formative Assessment at Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. She holds a doctoral degree and master of arts degree in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity and bachelor of arts degrees in mathematics …

Amy Thierry

Amy Thierry

bpwalker Supports for Instruction

Amy Thierry serves as the director of supports for instruction. Amy supports educators using Tools for Teachers, an online collection of instruction resources designed to improve classroom-based assessment practices that incorporate the formative assessment process to support high quality teaching …

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Elizabeth Wakefield

bpwalker Supports for Instruction

Elizabeth is a Project Manager for Smarter Balanced serving on the California Reporting Project. She is responsible for managing all internal processes for the Program Manager including schedule, risks, testing, and communication. Prior to Smarter Balance, she spent a year …