Assessment and Accountability Department

Mission and Purpose


The mission of the Assessment and Accountability Department is to serve the District and stakeholders by collecting, evaluating and disseminating information that allows for informed decision-making. One primary function of the department is to ensure that accurate, timely and relevant data are available to measure student achievement, guide differentiated instruction to meet all students' needs and promote institutional effectiveness. The Assessment and Accountability Department is invested in providing the following services:
 
  • Coordinating local, state, and national assessments
  • monitoring state and federal accountability issues
  • providing ongoing student program evaluations
  • facilitating the continuous improvement process at both the campus and district level
  • supporting research efforts
  • Training and development of professionals in the formative assessment process
  • Providing data and data team conversations
 
 
 
Assessment and Accountability Staff:
 
Gayle Smith
Director of Accountability and Continuous Improvement
Gayle.Smith@gcisd.net
 
Miranda McLaren
District Assessment Coordinator
Miranda.Mclaren@gcisd.net 
 
Debra Hamilton
Administrative Assistant
Debra.Hamilton@gcisd.net 
 
Kandy Foster
Assessment Specialist 
Kandy.Foster@gcisd.net 
 
 
 
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