Jean Ray Korder

Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, Urbana School District 116

Jean Ray Korder has worked for Urbana School District 116, Urbana, Illinois for over 25 years, as an elementary Fine Arts teacher and coordinator, and currently as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. She has served on various state and regional committees for arts education, curriculum, and assessment and is a member of the Illinois PARCC Educator Leadership Cadre. She is a service provider in the area of balanced assessment and assessment literacy for Regional Offices of Education in East Central Illinois. Jean’s degrees include an MFA in Dance Performance/Choreography from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX and a Master of Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Educational Organizations and Leadership.