House Bill 3906 Implementation: Assessment Educator Advisory Committee

Date:  January 17, 2020                
Subject: House Bill 3906 Implementation: Assessment Educator Advisory Committee
Category: Student Assessment
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The 86th Texas Legislature passed House Bill (HB) 3 and HB 3906, which require the formation of the following five advisory committees to support public education:

  • Reading Standards K-3 Advisory Committee
  • Special Education Allotment Advisory Committee
  • Compensatory Education Allotment Advisory Committee
  • Financial Aid Advisory Committee
  • Assessment Educator Advisory Committee

In accordance with House Bill 3906, Commissioner of Education Mike Morath has formed the Assessment Educator Advisory Committee to advise the commissioner and the agency regarding the development of academically appropriate assessment instruments.  The members of the committee must include experts in curriculum and instruction. The following individuals have been appointed to the committee and will meet two times per year:

Stephanie Ashworth
Robstown, TX

Rebekah McCallay
Corsicana, TX

Kristin Brown
Lyford, TX

Sue Melton-Malone
Robinson, TX

Kevin Brown
Austin, TX

Raymar Ramirez
Humble, TX

Lindsay Cooper
Georgetown, TX

Ami Rubi
Houston, TX

Charles Dupre
Sugar Land, TX

Cynthia Sanchez
El Paso, TX

Kerry Gain
New Braunfels, TX

Cassandra Scott
Wylie, TX

Adalberto Garcia
El Paso, TX

Janie Shielack
College Station, TX

Jonathan Lee
San Antonio, TX

Ferleshare Starks
Houston, TX 

Yuridiana Lewis,
Grand Prairie, TX

Cindy Tierney
Lufkin, TX

Carolina Lopez
Weslaco, TX

Karina Vergara
Weslaco, TX

Deana Lopez
Weatherford, TX

Jeremy Wagner
Lubbock, TX

Linda Macias
Houston, TX

Melody Young
Sherman, TX

If you have any questions related to the Assessment Educator Advisory Committee, email