Alaina Giesbrecht, Ma

Office of Educational Assessment
University of Washington
Box 355837
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-9983 - Voice
(206) 543-5706 - Fax

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Alaina is the manager for the Academic Placement Testing Program (APTP), a standardized mathematics assessment instrument used statewide for college readiness and course placement. Alaina also manages the University of Washington Testing Center, providing a variety of institutional, national, graduate and professional level examinations and collaborating with academic departments to ensure the reliability of placement measures and scoring criteria.

Alaina earned her B.A. in English and Spanish from Salem College in North Carolina, and her M.A. in English from Simmons College in Boston. She joined the Office of Educational Assessment in 2001.


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