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Response to Equity and Assessment: Moving towards Culturally Responsive Assessment

By Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher
Director, Office of Community College Research and Leadership
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership
College of Education
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

About the author:

Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher is Professor of Higher Education/Community College Leadership in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also director of the Office for Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL). She holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration with a specialization in Community College Leadership and Educational Evaluation from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her teaching, research, and consulting activities largely include psychosocial adjustment and transition of marginalized collegians, transfer, access policies, student development and services at community colleges.

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Response by Dr. Thomas F. Nelson Laird & Dr. Allison BrckaLorenz

Response by Melissa Wright

Response by Dr. Pamela Felder