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About Ashleigh Crabtree

Ashleigh Crabtree, PhD, is a skilled measurement professional and psychometrician with deep experience in test design and validation. In her role as the Director of Assessment Implementation at Curriculum Associates, she is focused on bringing technical insights to a wide audience, including teachers, principals, assessment directors, and superintendents. She endeavors to create tools, content, and training that improve the implementation of i-Ready assessment programs in schools across the country. Ashleigh is driven by her passion for K⁠–⁠12 education and for making assessment data actionable.


Latest Posts

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What Are Adaptive Assessments and Why Do They Seem So Difficult?

Adaptive assessments are tests in which the questions a student is asked are determined by whether they answered previous questions correctly. A series of correct answers will result in slightly harder questions, while a series of incorrect answers will yield slightly easier questions.

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.