Cecilia Oakeley is the Assistant Superintendent for the Evaluation and Assessment Department at Dallas Independent School District. She oversees 50+ evaluation, analysts, and assessment staff. Oversight and responsibilities include district, state, and federal accountability systems/compliance; state and local assessments; data analysis for campuses; program evaluations; and computations for teacher, counselor, and campus leadership appraisals. She has been with Dallas ISD for 34 years. The Dallas Independent School District is the 14th largest school district in the nation and serves a diverse student population of about 155,000 students. The district has a 95% minority population. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Research from New Mexico State University.