Nate Jensen, PhD

Interim Director, Center for School and Student Progress

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.