Keynote Address: Common Core Implementation Through 2022
Deputy Commissioner for Curriculum, Assessment,
and Educational Technology
New York State Education Department
Ken Wagner has served in diverse roles within public education in New York State, including school psychologist, principal, central office administrator, and school board trustee. As Assistant Commissioner for Data Systems at the New York State Education Department, Ken oversaw the Office of Information and Reporting Services and was responsible for the expansion of New York’s P-20 educational data system. He is currently the Deputy Commissioner for Curriculum, Assessment, and Educational Technology and is tasked with coordinating the Department’s efforts to implement the Common Core State Standards. Ken holds a Ph.D. in school/clinical psychology from Hofstra University.