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Colorado Department of Education
Assessment Unit
State Office Building, Room 502
201 East Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80203-1799

Phone: 303-866-6929
FAX: 303-866-6680

General Questions

Margo Allen
Business Process Manager
303-866-6929

Administration

Joyce Zurkowski
Executive Director of Assessment
303-866-6929

Will Morton
Director of Assessment Administration
303-866-6997

Christina Wirth-Hawkins
Director of Assessment Development
303-866-6979

Assessments

ACCESS for ELLs®, CSLA Development, Linguistic Accommodations
Heather Villalobos Pavia
English Learner Assessment Specialist
303-866-6118

PSAT 9, PSAT 10 and SAT
Jared Anthony
303-866-6932

NAEP and International Assessments
Pam Sandoval
NAEP and International Assessments Coordinator
303-866-6643

Colorado Measures of Academic Success

CMAS: Science, Social Studies, Mathematics, and English Language Arts/Literacy
Sara Loerzel
Assessment Administration Specialist
303-866-3266

CoAlt: DLM ELA/Math and Science/Social Studies and Special Education Accommodations
Mindy Roden
Special Education Assessment Consultant
303-866-6709

Technology Readiness
Collin Bonner
Technology Specialist
303-866-6752

Katherine Schmidt
Assessment Content Development Specialist
303-866-6808

Nathan Redford
Assessment Content Development Specialist
303-866-6849

Data

Jasmine Carey
Psychometrician
303-866-6634
Student Data and Results, Data Research and Evaluation

Melissa Mincic
Assessment Data Operations
303-866-6281
Data Pipeline Technical Support, Student Data and Results

Shangte Shen
Assessment Data Operations
303-866-6877
Data Pipeline Technical Support

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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