W. Christine Rauscher, senior technical assistance consultant, has been involved with the Iowa Department of Education implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), was project director for the Common Core State Standards Curriculum Mapping Project in a large Indiana district, and has worked with the Kansas City, Kansas School District along with other districts around the country to help them align their curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional development to the CCSS. She was the team lead for the New York State Department of Education External School Curriculum Audit process in seventeen New York City schools.
Dr. Rauscher has been responsible for the creation of multiple curriculum alignment initiatives and consultative work on two Institute of Educational Sciences (IES) RCT literacy studies and is the author of multiple reports for extant school data reviews. She has extensive experience as a K-12 educator. Prior to joining AIR, she was an associate superintendent.