Measured Progress Names Lisa Ehrlich as Chief Operating Officer

Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:17pm EDT

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DOVER, N.H., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measured Progress is pleased
to announce that Lisa Ehrlich has assumed the position of Chief Operating
Officer. Dr. Ehrlich's impressive credentials in teaching and training,
instructional design and research, and management and operations have prepared
her for this position, according to Measured Progress President Martin Borg.
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In her new role, Dr. Ehrlich will lead, direct, and oversee business
operations for Measured Progress's multiple departments and campuses;
including planning, designing, and leading continuous process improvements
throughout the company.   

Dr. Ehrlich has served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility since
she joined Measured Progress in 1994. She has overseen large-scale, statewide
assessment programs in the states of Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine,
Minnesota, and most recently, Massachusetts. In addition, she has directed the
company's testing services activities.  Dr. Ehrlich was named Assistant Vice
President, Testing Services, in 2003; Vice President, Testing Services, in
2007; and Director of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System
program (MCAS) in 2004. Prior to her tenure at Measured Progress, she worked
for 13 years with Digital Equipment Corporation, where she managed training
projects, products, and educational services departments, administered
programs, and acted as liaison to both customers and executive committees. 

Dr. Ehrlich earned doctoral and master's degrees in instructional design and
technology from the University of Iowa, and a bachelor's degree from Lesley
College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

"Lisa is a perfect choice to serve as Measured Progress Chief Operating
Officer; her expertise encompasses both our work with clients and the
functional areas of the company--from test development to reporting," said
Borg. "Lisa's experience, insights, and absolute commitment to our clients and
mission have been key to our successful growth over her 15-year tenure." 

Measured Progress is a Dover, New Hampshire-based, not-for-profit organization
dedicated to student learning and improving instruction in the standards-based
classroom. For twenty-five years, Measured Progress has worked with more than
half of the states across the nation in programs affecting millions of
students. The organization develops state- and district-level assessments, and
is the nation's leading provider of alternate assessment for students with
disabilities. In addition, Measured Progress offers local assessment products
and professional development programs to help educators use assessments and
assessment data to accurately measure student achievement and improve
instruction.



SOURCE  Measured Progress

Krysten Maddocks of Measured Progress, +1-603-749-9102, ext. 2190,
kmaddocks@measuredprogress.org
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