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Rose-Ann McKernan

Position: Executive Director, Office of Accountability and Reporting

Rose-Ann McKernan

Rose-Ann McKernan

Executive Director of Office of Accountability and Reporting

Contact Rose-Ann McKernan:

Phone: (505) 872-6870


Office of Accountability and Reporting at APS

Rose-Ann McKernan oversees the Office of Accountability and Reporting at Albuquerque Public Schools, including:


Ms. McKernan oversees development and coordination of Accountability and Reporting to the district and schools through supervision of five departments: Assessment, Library/Textbook Services, Research and Evaluation, Student Information Systems, Testing and School Data Support. 

Her experience includes:

  • Executive Director of the Office of Accountability and Reporting July 2007 to present
  • Director of RDA November 1997 to 2007
  • RDA Evaluation and Research Coordinator October 1985 - November 1997

Prior to working in APS, Rose-Ann worked in Children's Mental Health as Clinical Administrator and Director of Children and Youth Mental Health Services in Memphis Tennessee for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Mental Retradation.

Rose-Ann has presented at national and regional conferences on accountability, assessment and dropout prevention including: The Council of The Great City Schools (2001, 2004, 2006), Council of Chief State School Officers, National and Rocky Mountain American Educational Research Association; the National Dropout Prevention Network.

Rose-Ann's degrees and post-graduate work have been at the University of Georgia and Memphis State University (currently University of Memphis) in the areas of special education, research and school psychology.

Rose-Ann served on the Southwest Regional Council for the College Board; Southwest Educational Development Lab trainer and reviewer for Leadership for Change; state education department Blue Ribbon Accountability Committees, State Superintendent assessment advisory committees and most recently on the Secretary's Assessment and Accountability Advisory Committee.

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