Chair, Performance Assessment Review Board
Gregg Sinner is a school change coach with CSSR and served as the chair of the Performance Assessment Review Board (PAR Board) as part of the New England Network for Personalization and Performance i3 project. He is also a research scientist (molecular biology); teacher of high school science (chemistry, science inquiry); Principal of public secondary schools; and a freelance consultant for learning and schooling improvement – by design. Gregg formerly served as School Redesign Specialist at the Education Alliance at Brown University; Principal at Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School in Devens, MA; Principal and Director of Student Inquiry and Research at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, IL; and Teacher of Science and Mathematics, then Principal, in the Charlotte County (FL) Public Schools.
Gregg has worked on CSSR projects that provide consulting for implementing advisory programs; coaching for leaders to engage in systemic organizational change; and professional development for STEM teacher inquiry learning and performance assessment. Gregg’s specialties include coaching school leadership teams to create conditions for implementing transformational redesign of learning and schools; providing teachers with professional development for inquiry learning and performance assessment; and implementing and improving advisory programs. Gregg is coauthor of Changing Systems to Personalize Learning: The Power of Advisories (Brown University, 2003).
Gregg holds an M.Ed. in Education Supervision & Administration from Antioch NE University, a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Dartmouth College; and a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Minnesota.