Viji Somasundaram is currently the Director of the Office of Educational Accountability (OEA) team at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Prior to becoming the OEA Director, Viji was the Director of the DPI Assessment team. In addition to her Assessment and Accountability experience, she has served as a consortium co-chair. She has participated in the employee advisory, data literacy, attendance, violence prevention, mathematics, and advanced placement committees.
Viji is a 1998 graduate of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in India and earned her MS in Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2009. As an educator, she enjoys working with many talented and passionate educators and students every day.