National Center on Educational Outcomes, Senior Research Fellow
National Center and State Collaborative GSEG, Project Director, Co-Principal Investigator
Rachel Quenemoen conducts research and provides technical assistance on educational change processes, in order to ensure that students with disabilities are included in and benefit from reform efforts. She has worked for 30 years as an educational sociologist focused on research to practice efforts, from local, regional, state, and national positions, specializing in building consensus and capacity among practitioners and policymakers. She is the Project Director for the NCEO partnership of 28 states and five national organizations, the National Center and State Collaborative, one of two Federally funded consortia building alternate assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities based on the Common Core State Standards.