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Nominations to the National Assessment Governing Board

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Established by Congress in 1988, the National Assessment Governing Board sets policy for The Nation’s Report Card—the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The nonpartisan, 26-member Governing Board currently seeks nominations for these vacancies:

  • Elementary school principal
  • General public representative
  • Govornor - Democrat
  • Govornor - Republican
  • Testing and measurement expert

Candidates appointed to serve on the Governing Board will begin their four-year terms on October 1, 2021. Governing Board members are eligible to serve two terms.

The application process requires a candidate to submit a personal statement; a curriculum vitae or resume; and one required letter of support, with an option to submit up to two additional letters. For details about what’s required, see our Submission Requirements.

To nominate a candidate for consideration or to self-nominate, please proceed by selecting the appropriate action below. Nominated candidates will receive an invitation via email to submit their application online.

The deadline for submissions is October 30, 2020.

Interested but have questions before nominating or applying? See our Frequently Asked Questions.


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