Dara Wexler, Ph.D.

Director, Education Solutions, Watermark

Dara joined Taskstream in 2008 and since that time has worked with educational organizations to understand their institutional needs and assist with the implementation of Taskstream solutions to support institutional planning, assessment planning, e‐portfolio initiatives, and engagement and collaboration across the institution. In addition, Dara actively presents at many education and assessment conferences related to this work. Her recent conference and invited presentations include topics such as: using data to drive improvement; effective strategies for supporting e‐portfolio initiatives; assessing student performance using a portfolio‐based approach; establishing a culture of assessment; measuring student learning and program effectiveness; and using Web‐based software to support planning, engagement and collaboration across the college and university. Over the past 20 years, Dara has worked as a researcher, evaluator, developer, teacher, and consultant for a variety of media and education based organizations to integrate media and technology into learning spaces to improve teaching and learning. Dr. Wexler holds a B.A. in Psychology and Communications from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. and M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education from Syracuse University.