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Jennifer Dugan

Jennifer Dugan is the Director of the Research and Assessment Division, which oversees the development, administration, and reporting of the statewide assessments that fulfill both state and federal requirements. Prior to assuming the role of Director, Ms. Dugan served as the Supervisor of Test Development within the Division of Research and Assessment. Before joining the department, she was a middle school teacher in Mathematics and also worked as a Mathematics Assessment Specialist at a Minnesota private company.

She has presented at national conferences on teaching and assessment and holds a M.Ed. degree in Secondary Education from Auburn University.