Office of Assessment Accountability & Research

115 South Ludlow Street
Dayton OH 45402
Tel. (937) 542-3598

Shelia Burton, Executive Director  542-8331
Debora Wotring, Executive Secretary/Student Services  542-3198
Alex Robertson, Director of Assessment  542-3001
Paula Law, EMIS Coordinator  542-3321

Dellena Ogletree, Manager of Student Information Systems  542-3322

Delvin Terry, Director of Truancy  542-3324
Tobette Pleasant Brown, Student Services Advisor   542-3320

About Us

The Office of Assessment, Accountability and Research oversees the administration of district and state, and national tests; conducts program evaluations, surveys, and other research-related activities; manages data related to local, state, and federal accountability standards (as seen in the Balanced Scorecard); transmits data to the U.S. Department of Education (ODE) through the Education Management Information System (EMIS); and fills data and information requests from internal and external clients. Additionally, the Accountability Department encourages and trains staff in using data to make informed decisions.

Assessment Information and Test Resources

Through the contributions and support of all members of the department, we seek to support the district through the following roles:
Assessment
  • Implement state mandated testing programs in compliance with regulations.
  • Facilitate local testing programs that assess student learning.
  • Obtain information about student progress relative to national performance levels.
  • Evaluate programs implemented in the district, with priority given to school board initiatives.
Research
  • Develop and/or review questionnaires and surveys.
  • Provide research consultation.
Evaluation
  • Extract information from numerous sources of data with regard to assessments, research and planning.
  • Organize and present data in support of program evaluations and assessments.

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