The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks. - Christopher Hitchens
Bettrys Huffman was appointed as director of the Office of Assessment and Reporting within the Department of School Improvement and Supports. Appointed to this role in April 2017, she oversees all aspects of the division’s assessment programs, including developing local policy, supporting implementation, and communicating results.
Prior to this role, Huffman served as a classroom teacher, curriculum resource teacher, instructional coach, educational specialist, and Title I coordinator. Her experience includes work at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
Huffman earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Westminster College, a master’s degree in elementary education from Missouri State University, and an education specialist’s degree in reading education from the University of Virginia.