Robyn Madison-Harris is a senior technical assistance consultant at AIR. Dr. Madison-Harris works with the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC). She plans and delivers technical assistance and professional development to the states served by the SECC as well as assisting them with school improvement and turnaround efforts. Dr. Madison-Harris also serves as the SECC liaison to the College and Career Readiness and Success Center. Her other responsibilities include assisting SECC clients with educational leadership development, leadership program review, accreditation rubric development, Statewide System of Support work, policy development, school improvement process revision, college and career preparedness, and Common Core State Standards alignment studies and pedagogical tutorial videos.
Dr. Madison-Harris has more than five years of experience working with state and other education agencies to develop policy, training materials, and calculation tools related to accountability requirements in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. She has also worked as a research analyst, focusing on policy analysis and all types of accountability data (e.g., assessment, attendance, dropout, graduation, industry-based certification, diploma, career/academic diploma endorsement, GED, skills certificate). In addition, she has served as a school and district assessment coordinator.
Dr. Madison-Harris has done extensive organizational leadership research, which she has applied in her work leading organizational reform efforts. She also has provided academic component leadership in a state-operated school district and alternative education leadership at the Baton Rouge Marine Institute for adjudicated adolescents in Louisiana. She has also worked with state education agencies, school districts, and schools on school improvement planning, process revision, and execution. She also has provided consultation for data-driven school reform.
Previously, Dr. Madison-Harris served as an education program consultant for the Louisiana Department of Education, where she developed policy, training materials, and tools related to assessment, accountability, and school turnarounds. She supervised the academic component in a state-operated school district and served at the school-level as the director of academic services for the Baton Rouge Marine Institute for adjudicated adolescents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In addition, Dr. Madison-Harris was a high school teacher for six years and taught English, African American literature and history, and publications.