Marcella Emberger provides consulting services to public and private schools, school districts and other organizations with a concern for education. Her 35-year career in education includes experience in classroom teaching at all levels, administration, staff development, policy analysis, curriculum development and research. She has published several articles including, "Helping Teachers Improve Classroom Assessments," Principal Leadership, May 2007 and "Assessment as Professional Development - Powerful Designs for Professional Learning," National Staff Development Council, 2005.
Some highlights of her career include:
- Director for the "Writing across the Curriculum Project," a staff development program for K-12 schools in Baltimore County, Maryland. This program received the Center of Excellence Award from the National Council of Teachers of English.
- Director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, an organization designed to support Maryland schools as they worked to meet new State and national assessment requirements. She created and implemented "Assessment for Learning: Professional Development Modules" for leadership teams at the school and district levels.
- Adjunct professor, University of New Brunswick, Canada, She teaches assessment and writing courses.
- Faculty Member with ASCD in the Understanding by Design cadre and a Co-Teacher with the Differentiated Instruction Cadre. She also currently serves as a Board Member of the Atlantic Canada Connected Community.