David is an education insider with more than 25 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher, a district leader in math education, and a frequent presenter at conferences nationally. He founded Forefront Education to help educators better understand student learning with classroom assessments and support standards-based grading that is automatic, accurate, and reliable. David recently retired as a math coach at Boulder Valley School District in Colorado in June 2020.
He is the leader of the Universal Screeners for Number Sense project (formerly known as the BVSD k-5 Math Screeners) a series of open-source assessments.
David earned his Bachelor’s Degree in German Studies from Lewis and Clark College, and a Master’s Degree in the Social, Multicultural and Bilingual Foundations of Education from the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO.
Forefront is the only assessment data solution optimized for classroom assessment results, leveraging these results to fuel instruction, PLCs, and grading. Elevate meaningful assessment data district-wide to transform how you understand and communicate about student learning across your schools.