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Brenda Wilson, M.Ed

Brenda Wilson, M.Ed. is the Director of School Improvement Services at NWEA. Brenda  has spoken at State Superintendent Conferences, National Gifted Association Conferences, authored the 5+5+5, and a senior contributor to NWEA’S CAP workshop. She is a highly experienced professional development consultant with a gifted/talented education background. She has worked with schools nationally on the development of Comprehensive Assessment Plans, Assessment Literacy and creating District Maturity Models integrating a wide variety of programs including OCED test for Schools and most recently the 5Essentials Framework, Survey and Data with UChicago Impact. Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Anderson University, and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education with an emphasis in gifted education from Ball State University and studied two summers internationally in early childhood assessments and reading. She served seventeen years in education, eight years with NWEA in professional development and the past eight years studying School Improvement alongside districts inquiring and supporting how structures and behaviors impact overall outcomes for students, teachers and leaders. Brenda currently directs nwea's holistic school improvement services enablement at nwea.