Faculty & Staff
Pennsylvania Value-Added Assessment System (PVAAS), Project Director Assessment and Information Technology
Dr. Kristen Lewald is from Lancaster-Lebanon IU13, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She has been the Statewide Project Director for the Pennsylvania Value-Added Assessment System (PVAAS) since 2002, under the leadership of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Kristen is responsible for communication with PDE leadership, coordinating statewide professional development and consultation services to Pennsylvania's public school districts, public schools, charter schools and Career and Technical Education Centers for the statewide implementation of PVAAS. This includes the coordination of statewide and regional professional development and the design and development of tools and materials to support districts and schools in their local use of PVAAS as one of many tools for data-informed decision making.