Alejandra invited to speak at national convening in Washington, D.C.

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Alejandra (a rising senior at Howard High School of Technology in Delaware) was invited to share her perspective about the use of assessments in K-12 education at the release of theĀ Making Assessment Work for All Students report in Washington, D.C. sponsored by the Northwest Evaluation Association and Gallup.

13131724_10106306829500009_4107498210365683065_oDuring the event Alejandra joined a distinguished set of panelists and speakers which included Brandon Busteed, Gallup Executive Director of Education & Workforce Development; Matt Chapman, NWEA Chief Executive Officer; Kelly Goodrich, NWEA Vice President of Policy and Advocacy; and Dr. Dallas Dance, Superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools, to name a few.

The new report includes findings from a survey of more than 4,200 students, parents, teachers, principals, and superintendents.

The invitation not only provided Alejandra with the opportunity to share her views; it was her first visiting the nation’s capital!