Dr. Robyn Madison-Harris
Senior Technical Assistance Consultant / Cultural and Linguistic Competence Workgroup MemberCompany: American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Role: Session Presenter
2020 Conference Session:
Using Cultural and Linguistic Competence to Guide the Journey Toward Sustainable Growth and Impact
Dr. Robyn Madison-Harris is a senior technical assistance consultant at American Institutes for Research (AIR) where she has been a project lead and/or team member at the former Southeast and Texas Comprehensive Centers; co-liaison to the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation and College and Career Readiness and Success Center; and co-lead of the SECC Assessment and Accountability Network, SECC Equity Summit, and SECC equity learning journey; and is currently the State Liaison and Partnership Facilitator lead for the Regional Education Laboratory Southwest Teacher Preparation and Professional Development Partnership in Louisiana and member of the Cultural and Linguistic Competence (CLC) Workgroup. She also explores and pursues business development opportunities aligned with the AIR mission and vision, including partnering with institutes of higher education for program evaluations and improvement.
In addition to working at AIR, Robyn previously taught English, African-American literature and history, and publications; led an alternative school; and supervised academics in a state education agency-run (SEA-run) district for students with exceptionalities. She worked in the Communications and Legislative Services and Assessment and Accountability divisions at a SEA, gleaning experience in accountability and assessment; career and college readiness; diversity, equity, and inclusion; education policy; literacy; school improvement; and serving adjudicated youth in her 24-year tenure as an educator.
Dr. Madison-Harris has a Bachelor of Science in secondary education, English, and a Master of Education in administration and supervision, both from Southern University–Baton Rouge, and a Doctor of Education in organizational leadership with an educational leadership specialization from Nova Southeastern University.