We put assessment to work in the service of learning. Assessment is not separate from good instruction, but an integral process for gathering evidence and making meaning.

Susan Lyons


Susan Lyons, Ph.D.
Principal Consultant

Dr. Susan Lyons is the owner and Principal Consultant at Lyons Assessment Consulting. She is the author of more than 35 journal articles and white papers and frequently presents her work at national conferences. In addition to her consulting work, Dr. Lyons is a part-time faculty member at Boston College and is the Executive Director of a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing gender and racial equity in educational measurement, Women in Measurement


Sanford Student
Research Associate

Sandy Student is a part-time Research Associate at Lyons Assessment Consulting and a doctoral candidate in Research and Evaluation Methodology at the CU Boulder School of Education. His interests and research center on connecting technical issues in large- and small-scale educational assessment with their practical implications for students and teachers. Before beginning his doctoral work, Sandy worked as a software engineer, most recently at edX.

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