Rolf BlankTriangle Coalition Officers and Board of Directors
Board of DirectorsRolf BlankDirector of Education Indicators,Council of Chief State School Officersrolfb@ccsso.org Rolf Blank is Director of Education Indicators at the Council of Chief State School Officers, and he has been a senior staff member at the Council for 16 years.He
is responsible for developing, managing, and reporting a system of state-by-state and national indicators of the condition and quality of education in public schools.Dr. Blank
is directing the Council's work with U.S. Department of Education
on State Education Indicators and Accountability Systems, which provides annual trends for each state on student outcomes, school programs, and staff and school demographics.In addition, he is directing a three-year experimental design study on Improving Effectiveness of Instruction in Mathematics and Science with Data on Enacted Curriculum, supported by the National Science Foundation.
coordinates two state collaborative projects-one on Accountability Systems and a second on Surveys of Enacted Curriculum-that
provide technical assistance and professional development to state education leaders and staff.In his
Council leadership role, Dr. Blank
collaborates with state education leaders, researchers, and professional organizations in directing program evaluation studies and technical assistance projects aimed toward improving the quality of K-12 public education.He holds a Ph.D. from Florida State University and an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.