As part of WestEd’s Assessment for Learning team, Nancy Thomas Price focuses on the integration of curriculum, instruction, and assessment systems.
Thomas Price has been committed to high-quality education throughout her career. An educator for over 40 years, she has experience as a highly regarded teacher, district support administrator for special education, and state leader. While a state coordinator for over a decade, she was the primary author of Idaho’s Response to Intervention manual and developed and trained teachers on a model of tiered systems of support to move students forward in their learning. At the state level, she was part of a school improvement team that assisted districts in their use of research-based strategies to improve leadership and outcomes for underperforming students. Most recently prior to joining WestEd, Thomas Price managed Idaho’s comprehensive assessment system implementation.
She is dedicated to helping educational professionals improve student outcomes through use of a balanced assessment system. For multiple years, she has presented on formative assessment use and related topics at the National Council on Student Assessment conference.
Thomas Price earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Boise State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and teaching credentials from the University of Utah.