As the Chief Academic Officer at CenterPoint Education Solutions, Dr. Bonnie Hain oversees design and development of CenterPoint’s product and services to ensure they are of the highest quality and meet the needs of educators. She also works directly with districts and schools across the country to deliver high-quality professional learning on standards implementation, instruction, and assessment literacy.
Dr. Hain has over 25 years of experience in the field of education as a teacher, administrator, and researcher. She began her career as a teacher of world languages and English language arts in grades 7–12. She spent seven years as a full-time college professor of English and English education (first in California and then in Louisiana and Maryland). After several years of service at the Maryland State Department of Education as their K–12 English Specialist for Instruction and Assessment, she returned to K–12 work where she held positions as a teacher, reading coach, building administrator for both elementary and middle schools, and as district curriculum specialist. Dr. Hain served as Director of Curriculum for a large urban district before joining Achieve to help design the Partnership for Assessment of College and Careers (PARCC) English language arts/literacy assessment.
Dr. Hain earned her bachelor’s degree in Spanish/English education from The State University of New York at Albany, a master’s degree from Virginia Tech, and her Ph.D. in English from Stony Brook University.
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