Senior Vice President, Research & Development
As Senior Vice President, Research & Development (R&D), Ida Lawrence oversees functional areas including Assessment and Learning Technologies Research and Development, Research and Measurement Sciences, Institute for Student Achievement (ISA), National Assessments Program Coordination including National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP), the Center for Global Assessment and Human Capital, Professional Standards Compliance and Disability Policy, the Center for Strategic Research and Development Alliances, and the R&D Library.
She began her career at ETS in the Statistical Analysis area, where she designed and directed measurement work for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) and the SAT® tests. Before her appointment as Senior Vice President, she served as Executive Director of the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT programs, Director of Program Research in R&D and Vice President of the Assessment Development division.
Ida also serves as the Board Chair for the Institute for Student Achievement Foundation.