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.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.