Victoria Henkes has 10 years of science assessment experience. For 8 years, she was the science content lead for several statewide science assessments including NECAP (assessment consortia for New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont), Maine, and Arkansas. Victoria was also the grade level item developer for statewide contracts for Massachusetts and Utah chemistry, grade 4 NECAP science, grade 11 Maine science, and grade 5 and 11 Arkansas science. During the past two years, Victoria has been developing formative assessment materials aligned to NGSS for elementary and middle school products. Victoria has two master degrees: one in chemistry and one in education. She has a permanent New York State teaching certification for general science (9-12) and chemistry. She has an undergraduate degree in engineering and worked in the engineering field for 12 years.