The world of education is continually changing and the focus on accountability and student learning outcomes has shifted the conversation from pre-kindergarten through higher education. Data provides districts with the tools to transform the way we teach and help ensure we are utilizing best practices, supported by research, to optimize student learning. EdMetrics looks forward to serving as a partner in this process.
Dr. Harriet Jaworowski
Dr. Jaworowski has over 30 years’ experience in all levels of K-12 education from the classroom level to the upper levels of administration having served as a science and mathematics teacher, a Science Instructional Specialist, Director of Instruction, and as Associate Superintendent of Instruction and Accountability. Dr. “J” has extensive experience in the supervision and management of instructional programs 4K – grade 12, federal programs, special education, and gifted education, including the capacity building of school administrators. She is a data driven leader who has re-visioned the school improvement and strategic planning processes within the district. She also has served as an adjunct professor at Winthrop University and the University of Virginia having taught courses in Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment, and Teacher Leadership. Additionally, she is active in the community serving as a liaison to area Chamber of Commerce, Winthrop University and serves on the Board of Directors for Boys and Girls Clubs of York County.
Dan has extensive experience in K-12 education as a mathematics teacher, a district testing coordinator, research analyst, and in managing enterprise data systems. Currently, Dan serves as our resident SAS “guru”. Dan’s interests encompass process improvement, education, data driven decisions and SAS programming. Dan uses SAS to help provide the tools to inform educators about the results of the processes within their locus of control, scaling data from classroom to district and state level. Dan is Six Sigma trained and has the background to identify opportunities and a methodology for capitalizing on them. Dan has presented at numerous conferences and has partnered with SAS to co-author white papers on Data Management and Reporting practices.
Karen has 15 years experience in in various roles in K-12 and Higher Education having served as a Director of Institutional Research, Research and Assessment Analyst, Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction Tutorial Services, and in various roles in student development and retention programs. She has experience teaching statistics and educational assessment courses at the University of South Carolina, Belmont Abbey College, and North Carolina State University, has coordinated institutional assessment processes, and has served in a lead role in the reaffirmation of SACS accreditation at her prior institution.Additionally, Karen has co-authored applied research studies that have been published in peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Special Education and The Journal of Continuing Higher Education. Her training includes doctoral work in Educational Research and Statistics and she brings a strong methodological foundation for research design, program evaluation, and analysis. Karen’s expertise lies in training teachers and administrators to effectively use data to inform instructional practice.