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Pearson Senior Educational Consultant in Washington, District Of Columbia

The Senior Educational Consultant will be a member of the dynamic Pearson team responsible for providing support and guidance to state agencies, educator preparation programs (EPPs), and P12 partners for statewide educator licensure assessment program implementation. As an educational thought leader, the individual will contribute to the development and execution of an assessment implementation plan that represents a deep understanding of the demands for a diversified educator workforce that is inclusive of all stakeholders. This will require the individual to develop and facilitate customized presentations, in-person and virtual workshops, and extensive written response documents and formally present them to P12 educators, EPPs, state agencies, and other stakeholders in support of program implementation. The individual will also contribute to the management team supporting the assessment program by collaborating with internal functional teams responsible for assessment delivery, scoring, and reporting.

Responsibilities :

  • Develops long-term strategies for supporting state agencies, EPPs, and P12 partners in the implementation and ongoing use of large-scale assessment.

  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with EPPs and state agencies including state departments of education, state policy boards, and other influential constituencies.

  • Develops and delivers presentations to appropriate diverse educational groups.

  • Develops and presents in-person and virtual workshops and training sessions on the implementation and application of the program.

  • Provides professional development to educators to aid in the understanding of program goals, components, and resources and how each relates to EPP curricula.

  • Works with educators to understand assessment program outcomes and data to inform EPP curricula and continuous improvement.

  • Maintains regular, formal contact with state agencies and provides guidance to the client on key elements of the program.

  • Lead assessment updates, enhancements, and development projects, collaborating with Pearson teams and external experts; responsible for on-time and high-quality delivery of products and services.

  • Provides quality control and has accountability for products, processes, and project activities of state-specific program implementation.

  • Oversees the development of work plans to complete anticipated work, fitting in unanticipated tasks, as necessary.

  • Drives internal actions contributing to and collaborates with staff across internal departments in support of the operational maintenance of the program.

  • Participates in initiatives with influential organizations that impact policy and direction which may affect the program.

  • Monitors and communicates with external and internal stakeholders regarding federal and state policy trends related to educator preparation and certification.

  • Provides marketing support to the company through the creation of presentations, written responses to inquiries, collection of information and data, and participation in proposal development in response to requests for proposals.

  • Travels on behalf of Pearson to deliver presentations, facilitate professional development, and engage stakeholders.

  • Assumes other duties, as needed.

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least 85k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Qualifications :

  • Graduate degree in education or a related field; doctorate preferred

  • Prior experience in education, assessment, or educator preparation preferred.

  • Demonstrable experience with and knowledge of current educational issues.

  • Demonstrates proven success with management/supervisory experience in an educational setting.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of large-scale assessment programs.

  • Demonstrates a thorough ability and proven record of success with public presentation skills.

  • Excellent writing skills; technical writing experience preferred.

  • Ability to travel up to 75%.

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1126