Dr. McKenzie is the Executive Director of the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas. A teacher at heart, Sarah has taught students from pre-kindergarten to university level, has provided training and consulting to public school districts, and has presented nationally and internationally on educational statistics. Since her days as an elementary teacher, Sarah has been an advocate for valid and reliable assessment data for students. She is passionate about using high quality data with students, teachers and parents to inform their educational decisions. Dr. McKenzie received her B.S. in literature from Claremont McKenna College, M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Mills College, and Ph.D. in Education Statistics and Research Methods from the University of Arkansas.