Welcome to the Office of Research, Data and Accountability for Decatur Public Schools.
Name: Dr. Jay Marino
Title: Director, Research, Data and Accountability
Location: 101 W. Cerro Gordo Street
Phone: (217) 362.3015
Fax: (217) 424.3426
The Department of Research, Data and Accountability provides leadership and coordination to ensure aligned instructional assessment, accountability, and data analysis programming for the district. It oversees the implementation and coordination of the district’s assessment and accountability program including proper protocols and procedures to ensureaccurate data tracking and reporting. Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services, Administrators in the interpretation and use ofschool achievement and assessment data.
- Provides leadership and collaborates with site administration regarding the assessment of student progressand educational program effectiveness.
- Monitors longitudinal data to emphasize student achievement trends and identifies on-going content areaneeds on a districtwide and/or site-by-site basis.
- Works collaboratively with district leadership to analyze student achievement, effectiveness of instructionalprograms and initiatives, assessments, district professional learning to ensure the coordination, alignment,and articulation of a comprehensive curricular and instructional program.
- Works collaboratively with the Director of Technology and Teaching and Learning Department in thedevelopment and maintenance of an online system of multiple measures of student performance whichprovides evidence useful to the evaluation and modification of educational programs.