Nate Jensen, PhD
Sr. Research Scientist
Dr. Jensen is a Senior Research Scientist at NWEA, where he specializes in issues related to the use of student testing data in accountability systems. He has provided consultation and support to teachers, administrators, and policymakers across the country to help establish best practices around the uses of student achievement and growth data. Before joining NWEA, he was a senior research associate in the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas and a teacher at the New England Center for Children. Dr. Jensen holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Arkansas.
- Insights (Spring 2013): Using Test Scores for Teacher Evaluation: Why Caution is Necessary. Jensen, Cronin, & Hegedus.
- Phi Delta Kappan : The Phantom Collapse of Student Achievement in New York. Cronin & Jensen.