George Lucas Educational Foundation

Chase Nordengren

Senior Research Scientist at NWEA

Chase Nordengren, PhD, is a senior research scientist at NWEA, where he supports the professional learning team with primary and secondary research that drives content innovation and instructional improvement. His work includes thought leadership on formative assessment and student goal-setting practices, needs assessment and program evaluation services for partners, and supporting school improvement processes. He received a PhD in leadership, policy, and organizations in K–12 systems from the University of Washington as a U.S. Department of Education Institute of Educational Sciences (IES) pre-doctoral fellow.


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