Andrew Porter

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Accountability
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Curriculum
  • Data and statistics
  • Data and statistics
  • Educational standards
  • Entrance exams
  • Leadership and governance

Andrew Porter is a professor of education at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. His work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Education, and three grants from the Institute for Education Sciences. His research on teacher decision-making created the Surveys of Enacted Curriculum (SEC) tools for measuring content and content alignment as well as teacher log procedures, and he is senior author of the VAL-ED assessment of school leadership. Porter is an elected member of the National Academy of Education, member of the National Assessment Governing Board, Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies, and past president of the American Education Research Association. He was trained as a statistician/psychometrician.