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Susan Pimentel

Susan Pimentel
Current Position:
Educational Consultant
Hanover, New Hampshire
Board Term:
October 2007–September 2015
Board Category:
Curriculum Specialist
Board Activities:
Vice Chair — Executive Committee

Member — Assessment Development Committee

Member — Nominations Committee

Education:
J.D. Cornell University
Law

B.S. Cornell University
Early Childhood Education

Susan Pimentel, founding partner of the nonprofit Student Achievement Partners, is an education analyst and standards and curriculum specialist with established credentials in building consensus among diverse constituents. For close to three decades, her work has focused on helping communities, districts and states work together to advance enduring education reform and champion proven tools for increasing academic rigor, including standard setting, curriculum building, assessment alignment, and teacher development and evaluation systems. Before her work as a lead writer of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts/Literacy, Ms. Pimentel was a chief architect of the American Diploma Project Benchmarks designed to close the gap between high school demands and postsecondary expectations.