Susan M. Brookhart, PhD, is a consultant and an author. Her interests include the role of formative and summative classroom assessment in student motivation and achievement, the connection between classroom and large-scale assessment, and grading. A former elementary and middle school teacher, she was faculty member at Duquesne University from 1989 to 2003.
Dr. Brookhart continues to serve as a senior research associate at the Center for Advancing the Study of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education at Duquesne. She has been a columnist for National Forum, and was editor of “Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice”. Dr. Brookhart serves on the editorial boards of several journals, and is author or coauthor of several books and over 50 articles on classroom assessment, teacher professional development, and evaluation.
Dr. Brookhart earned a bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University and a master’s degree in religion from Lutheran Theological Seminary. She earned her teaching certificate in Ohio and a doctorate in educational research and evaluation from the Ohio State University.
Dr. Brookhart is the author of “Grading and Learning”.