The Data Advisors Group, comprised of educational data experts from around the region, provides data support to the other work groups, as well as to the Road Map Project in general. Examples of issues the group has addressed include identifying and defining indicators, setting targets and determining how to measure the achievement gap.
Sarita Siqueiros Thornburg (Chair), Puget Sound Educational Service District
Alan Spicciati, Highline School District
Dr. Betheny Gross, Center for Reinventing Public Education
Dr. Candace Gratama, The BERC Group Inc.
Dave Davis, Federal Way Public Schools
Dave Larson, Tukwila School Board
Deleena Patton, Seattle University Youth Initiative
Dr. Duane Baker, The BERC Group Inc.
Dr. Eric Anderson, Seattle Public Schools
Erin Lawrence Cook, City Year
Fia Eliasson-Creek, Green River Community College
Jake Vela, League of Education Voters
Dr. JoAnn Fabian, Tukwila School District
Dr. John Vaille, Puget Sound Educational Service District
Ken Thompson, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Linda Elman, Data Made Friendly
Matt Harris, Puget Sound Educational Service District
Dr. Pamela Raya-Carlton, Puget Sound Educational Service District
Robin Harwick, Treehouse
Sarah Terry, Youth Development Executives of King County
Sid Sidorowicz, City of Seattle
Andrew Sahalie, Community Center for Education Results
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org / 206.838.6617
OSPI now requires districts to report courses using shared course names. Prior to this policy there were 115 different names used for Spanish classes by Road Map school districts, now there are 13 — making data crunching much easier!