Jen Higgins

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Strategic Support Coordinator

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Jen Higgins has 15 years of experience managing research and development programs that focus on accessibility. Over this time, she has led the coordination of three Enhanced Assessment Grant (EAG) projects and has directed all activities for a fourth, which focused on research and development of guidelines for American Sign Language (ASL) and audio representation of K-12 assessment content. At NDC, Jen coordinates the process of identifying, studying, and disseminating practices at sites across the country that support positive outcomes for deaf people. Jen has published more than one dozen articles and has co-authored one book on high-stakes testing. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Master’s Degree in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation from Boston College.

 

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