Mark C. Carter, PhD is the co-author of the Portfolio Assessment in the Reading and Writing Classroom, the Developing Writer’s Assessment (DWA) Grades K–6, the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA2) Grades 4–8, and the Developmental Reading Assessment Bridge Kit.
As an educator for more than thirty years, he’s held the positions of elementary classroom teacher (Grades 2–6), Elementary Instructional Specialist, and coordinator of Grades K–12 Assessment for Language Arts and Mathematics. After receiving his Master’s Degree from The Ohio State University in 1978, he received his PhD in Early and Middle Childhood Education in 1992. Mark also earned National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Teacher in 2002.
Dr. Carter does in-service training throughout the United States, continues to teach graduate courses, teaches middle school language arts, and writes extensively about classroom-based assessment practices.