John Fessenden

John Fessenden
Posted on 03/01/2018
John Fessenden

John Fessenden, an education consultant experienced and well-versed in the areas of assessment and accountability in Texas public schools, will be in Nacogdoches for a workshop with the NISD Board of Trustees at 5:30 p.m. March 27. The meeting will be held in the board meeting room at the District Service Center, 420 S. Shawnee St.

Before joining Plano-based educational consulting firm Lead4Ward, Fessenden was an education specialist with Region 13 Education Service Center, where he provided technical assistance to administrators, teachers, parents and other stakeholders regarding federal and state accountability systems.

From 2008-10, Fessenden served as Director of Accountability and Research at Del Valle ISD. He’s also been a special education director, Director of Accountability Development and Support at Texas Education Agency, a school law attorney, and a classroom teacher.

Consultants at Lead4Ward provide services to support the work of teachers and leaders within education while providing professional development to help leaders and teachers meet the needs of changing assessment systems.