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 …

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Sophia Sun

Sophia Sun Communications, Member Services

As the Administrative Specialist for the Communications and Member Services teams, Sophia supports the communications process, coordinates events, and helps maintain member relations within Smarter Balanced.   Prior to her current role, Sophia worked at UCSC Extension in Silicon Valley to increase student engagement and provide event …