Q&A: Randy Schuessler, Chief Technology Officer

Randy Schuessler is Chief Technology Officer at New Meridian, responsible for the company’s technology strategy, customer and enterprise systems, data analytics, and security. He has 30 years of technology development experience with 20 years in educational assessment. We caught up with Randy to talk about everything from his unique background to his approach to technology. […]

Discussing Through-Year Assessment at NCSA

Discussing Through-Year Assessment - Blog

Nearly a thousand educators and experts convened at the National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) in New Orleans this June to discuss through-year testing, community engagement, and other vital components of next-generation assessment as states continue to revise their systems in the wake of the pandemic.

New Meridian CEO Arthur VanderVeen on Assessments

Arthur VanderVeen

Ever since No Child Left Behind was signed into law in 2002, assessments have been a fixture of the education landscape—a very divisive one. But assessments have changed a lot over the last twenty years and are still changing to better meet the needs of students, teachers, schools, districts, and states. On this episode of The Report Card, Nat Malkus discusses the future of assessments and more with New Meridian CEO and founderArthur VanderVeen.

We need a new approach to student assessment.

Ashley Eden, Senior Vice President for State Partnerships, explores how adopting a more holistic assessment approach moves education closer to achieving the decades-old promise that assessment can directly impact classroom learning.