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National Forum Speaker

Katherine Bassett

Director, Educational Testing Service, New Jersey

Katherine Bassett is director of Educator Relations for ETS' Products and Services Division. In addition, she is leading ETS' performance-based assessment development program. She has developed partnerships leading to the establishment of numerous programs that benefit teachers, including the National Teacher Forum which ETS co-sponsors with the CCSSO. She enjoyed a 26-year career as a library media specialist at the middle school level and was the recipient of two NJ Best Practices Awards for whole school reading motivation programs and four NJ PRIDE Awards for diversity programs. Bassett served as New Jersey's State Teacher of the Year 2000, the first library media specialist to be so honored in New Jersey. As State Teacher of the Year, Bassett was responsible for many changes to the program and helped to establish the Educational Forum of New Jersey and the Governor's Teacher Advisory Council.

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