Dr Susan M Brookhart is a consultant, author and speaker. Her interests include the role of formative and summative classroom assessment in student achievement and the connection between classroom and large-scale assessment.
A former primary and middle school teacher, Susan was a faculty member at Duquesne University from 1989 to 2003. She continues to serve as senior research associate at the Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning at Duquesne.
Susan has been a columnist for Phi Kappa Phi's National Forum journal and editor of Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. She is author or coauthor of several books and over 50 articles on classroom assessment, teacher professional development and evaluation.
Susan holds a master's degree in religion from Lutheran Theological Seminary and a doctorate in educational research and evaluation from Ohio State University.