Angie Freese is an author and speaker with expertise in assessment, leadership, system improvement, and strategic planning. With over two decades in education, Angie brings a unique blend of experiences that include classroom teacher, building administrator, curriculum specialist, and district leader.
Angie Freese is an author and speaker with expertise in assessment, leadership, system improvement, and strategic planning. With over two decades in education, Angie brings a unique blend of experiences that include classroom teacher, building administrator, curriculum specialist, and district leader. Angie has most recently served as a director of research, assessment, and accountability, as well as a director of learning analytics and systems improvement for school districts in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Angie’s combination of district-level leadership and the principalship provide rich experience in promoting systems thinking via collaborative structures that highlight the marriage of curriculum, assessment, and instruction within a learning organization. She has facilitated work with instructional coaches and curriculum-support teachers to bring the “what” and the “how” of learning together for teachers and administrators. Angie has supported teachers and administrators in curriculum mapping, pacing, and instructional alignment and promoted the use of consistent instructional frameworks and research-based strategies. She has extensive experience in designing professional learning opportunities that activate leaders at all levels within the organization.
Angie earned a bachelor of arts in elementary education at Luther College and master of arts in elementary education at Saint Mary’s University. She became a licensed principal and was also certified in professional development at the University of Minnesota.
Assessment Center experts have proven success in developing and implementing sustainable assessment practices that garner hope through achievement. Work with them to create assessment systems that provide accurate, meaningful, and actionable information to drive student learning.
Common Core experts will work with you to ensure you have the capacity and know-how to embed the standards throughout your practice. Work with them to unpack standards and align instruction and assessment practices to the Common Core standards across content areas.
Unstoppable Learning experts have deep expertise in instructional practices that lead to student achievement. Work with them on topics like academic vocabulary, close reading, gradual release of responsibility, and other practices that directly increase teacher effectiveness in the classroom.
Presentations by Angela Freese
- Analyzing Standards for Assessment Planning
- Unstoppable Assessment
- Developing Assessment Literacy for Learning Leaders
- Engaging the 3Rs to Leverage Student Achievement
- Developing a Common Formative Assessment Protocol
- Creating Highly Effective Teams to Promote Student Achievement
“I felt very comfortable with Angie Freese. She made it comfortable to interact and ask questions, and she made the presentation fit our needs. I love that she did not make us go to other content areas to work, unless we wanted to.”