Dear Participant,

This is the welcome letter posted for the workshop Pre-summit session.

Your workshop Pre-summit session information: Assessment in Fine Arts
 
presented by: Judy Jennings Jun 15, 2017

Dr. Jennings specializes in interpretation of assessment data analysis of student-level data organization of curriculum development projects and school accountability models. Her current projects include inter-rater reliability analysis and evaluator training for the New Mexico Three-Tiered Licensure program. In addition she is co-manager of the Rider 42-E Fine Arts Integration Training and Support and the Texas Cultural Trust's Art and Media Communications curriculum development projects. She serves as project manager for RFL's work with Regional Education Service Center XIII on the Texas Performance Standards Project. Dr. Jennings also creates and presents professional development in assessment-related topics for the Center for Educator Development in Fine Arts (CEDFA) conference.

Before coming to RFL Dr. Jennings was a manager in the Division of Performance-Based Monitoring for the Texas Education Agency. There she assisted in the publication of district-level performance monitoring reports developed performance indicators and analyzed and interpreted data. Prior to working at TEA Dr. Jennings was project manager for Evaluation Software Publishing where she managed web-based access to accountability data for teachers and administrators in school districts. She has also been a researcher at the University of Texas Measurement and Evaluation Center where she assisted with data analysis using SAS and SPSS software.

Dr. Jennings earned a PhD in educational psychology in the area of psychometrics and statistics at the University of Texas at Austin in May 2006. Her expertise includes assessment strategies statistical techniques and standard setting.