Join the Board

Join the Board

The National Assessment Governing Board — created by Congress to oversee the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card — is a diverse group of leaders from multiple sectors that supports innovative developments in education and lends their education expertise in service of our nation’s students and maintaining NAEP as the gold standard of assessment.

Accepting Nominations in the Chief State School Officer Category

The Governing Board is seeking additional qualified candidates for the position of chief state school officer onlyThe deadline for submissions is Tuesday, March 30, 2018, 5 p.m. ET.

Nominations can be submitted easily online by uploading a personal statement, curriculum vitae or resume, and letter(s) of support. If you have questions, please refer to our frequently asked questions or contact Lisa Stooksberry, the Governing Board’s deputy executive director, at or (202) 357-6941.

What Do Governing Board Members Do?

The National Assessment Governing Board — made up of educators, policymakers, parents, business representatives, and others — determines the content, frameworks, and achievement levels for NAEP assessments and pursues innovative ways to make NAEP results more meaningful and relevant to the public.

New Governing Board members will help lead groundbreaking efforts that are part of the Governing Board’s Strategic Vision, a comprehensive initiative to focus the Governing Board’s work through 2020 on expanding outreach and partnerships to increase the impact of NAEP.


Board Members in Their Own Words

Meet our members and discover what they have to say about their experiences serving on the Governing Board.

Meet Our Board Members