Andrew Bell is Manager of Social Studies Assessment with WestEd’s Assessment Design and Development team. He oversees social studies item development and test construction for large-scale state assessment projects. He has developed large-scale assessments for state education agencies (SEAs) in Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and West Virginia, as well as for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).
Bell also manages alignment study projects, overseeing many item-to-standard and standard-to-standard alignment studies for SEAs and assessment vendors.
Previously at WestEd, he worked as a project manager helping to develop assessments for high school career-technical education for the National Academy Foundation in the fields of finance, hospitality and tourism, and information technology.
Prior to joining WestEd, Andrew received a doctorate in history, with an emphasis in German history, from Brown University