Directors of Research & Evaluation

Welcome to the Directors of Research & Evaluation (DRE) website. The purpose of this site is to provide a place to connect, communicate and collaborate. If you oversee the research, assessment and/or accountability functions of a school district please join us!

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Board of Directors

  • Nancy Baenen, President, Wake County Schools,
  • Ray Hart, President Elect, Council of Great City Schools,
  • Joe O'Reilly, Past President, Mesa Schools,
  • Ron Rode, Secretary,
  • Judy Levinson, Treasurer,
  • Faith Connolly, Member at Large, BERC,
  • Rubye Sullivan, Member at Large, Annie E. Casey Foundation, 

DRE 2017 Meeting Set!   The annual DRE meeting is scheduled for April 27 from 12-4 at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, Alamo Ballroom Salon B.  The meeting will begin with lunch sponsored by Strategic Measurement and Evaluation.  Our colleagues from the National Association of Assessment Directors will join us for lunch.  Review the agenda.