Technical Advisory Committee for Statewide Assessment (TAC)

A Technical Advisory Committee was appointed by the Governor in 2008 and approved by the Legislature. The role of this committee is to:

“review the statewide assessment plan, state assessment instruments, and the accountability system developed under the Quality Education Accountability Act.”


TAC meetings are open to the public. Please contact for information about how to attend.

Chad Buckendahl, PhD

ACS Ventures – Las Vegas, NV

National Expert

Linda Poole

Papillion – LaVista Public Schools

Nebraska Teacher

Joshua Fields

Superintendent, Seward Public Schools

Nebraska School District Leadership

Jeffrey Nellhaus


National Expert

Christy Hovanetz, Ph.D.


National Expert

Updated May 17, 2023 12:30pm