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Assessment & Accountability

Assessment & Digital Content Help Desk 

Direct Line:  (858) 521-2881
(858) 521-2800 ext. 2251

Christine Donnelly, Executive Director II, [email protected]
Danielle Berman, Executive Assistant, (858) 521-2749
15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128


Title Name Phone Email
Executive Director II Christine Donnelly 858-521-2731 Email Christine Donnelly
Testing Supervisor Linda Meloney 858-521-2839 Email Linda Meloney
Data and Assessment Technician Linda Campos 858-521-2800 ext. 2253 Email Linda Campos
Data and Assessment Technician Michele Crabtree 858-521-2800 ext. 2250 Email Michele Crabtree
Data and Assessment Technician Angela Keirn 858-521-2800 ext. 2255 Email Angela Keirn
Data and Assessment Technician Dani Torano 858-521-2800 ext. 2254 Email Dani Torano
Data and Assessment Technician Manolo Motos 858-521-2800 ext. 2252 Email Manolo Motos
Senior Business Systems Analyst Melissa McCray 858-521-2800 ext. 2745 Email Melissa McCray
Assessment & Digital Content Help Desk 858-521-2881 Email the Help Desk


The guiding principles listed below provide the basis for the Poway Unified School District's policies and practices regarding assessment and evaluation. These guiding principles provide a focus for decision making around assessment instruments, practices, and the use of results. For more information see the District's Comprehensive Assessment Plan.

  1. GUIDING PRINCIPLE #1 The essential purpose of assessment is the improvement of student learning.
  2. GUIDING PRINCIPLE #2 Assessment must provide a comprehensive picture of student achievement
  3. GUIDING PRINCIPLE #3 Assessment must measure student growth over time
  4. GUIDING PRINCIPLE #4 Assessment must be valid and reliable
  5. GUIDING PRINCIPLE #5 Assessment data must be responsibly and efficiently collected and managed

The assessment of student progress is essential to our District's mission of "All Students Learning" and an integral component of the learning process. All learners, regardless of their ages require feedback if they are to improve their performance.