Marilyn R. Olson, Ph.D.
Research Associate for the Center for Advanced Technology in Education
A career educator, Dr. Olson has experience as a secondary classroom teacher, a regional curriculum and professional development specialist, a teacher educator, and an education researcher. She has extensive experience working with districts and schools to implement state and national educational reform initiatives. Early publications include the NewsSchool series published by Pearson Assoc. Her current work focuses on measuring and monitoring improvements in teaching and learning at the middle and high school levels. She earned the M. A. from the University of Missouri and the Ph.D. from the University of Oregon.