Ms. Karen Bailey, has an expertise in high-quality classroom assessment design, data-informed decision making, and Balanced Assessment Literacy. With over thirty years of experience, Karen’s knowledge and enthusiasm make her a highly sought-after presenter, educational consultant, and thought leader. Karen’s experience with curriculum and assessment design, educational best practice, and professional learning communities comes from her work as a successful classroom teacher, professional development specialist, and strategic advisor. As the owner and president of Bailey Educational Consulting, Karen is committed to helping educators and administrators improve their Balanced Assessment Literacy and to better understand the role it plays in improving student-centered, standards-based teaching and learning.