Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Kathleen Montgomery earned her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from The Pennsylvania State University. She has worked as a teacher and/or school director in Fairfax County VA, Serbia, the Republic of Guinea in West Africa, South Korea, and the Negev Desert in Israel.
She began her higher education career at Penn State, then moved on to Elmira College and settled in at The University of Scranton. Her research area is in assessment with the premise that an alignment among curriculum, instruction and assessment is non-negotiable. Her interests are in both authentic assessment and standardized measures. Dr. Montgomery has presented at numerous conferences and has published over 10 peer-reviewed articles as well as 3 books on authentic assessments and creating e-portfolios. She works actively to encourage change agency among graduate students as well as practicing teachers. The mission of Walden University concerning social change is very important to her.