Mark serves as project coordinator. He is responsible for managing and coordinating activities and resources in support of Consortium operations. Mark has spent more than a decade in the field of education, most recently at the Center for Research, Evaluation, Standards and Student Testing at UCLA. At CRESST, he worked on the development, validation, and administration of assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Prior to UCLA, Mark managed the development of online professional development modules at Pearson Education. He received a bachelor’s degree in physics from California State University, Los Angeles.