Kristen Burton is the Consortium Manager at WIDA. As part of the Consoritium and State Relations team, she manages the WIDA Consortium governance structure including subcommittees, consortium meetings and the Board. Additionally, her role is focused on assessment communications and service to educators using WIDA assessments and standards. In collaboration with her colleagues, she is involved in creating informative resources to support educators in all stages of the testing cycle.
Prior to joining WIDA, she served as a program manager for 10 years at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in large scale assessment as well as alternate assessment for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Kristen has worked over 15 years advocating and providing direct care to individuals with and without disabilities in residential treatment, day treatment, group home, foster care and hospital settings.
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