Lisa Rodriguez

Associate Director

Lisa Rodriguez, an Associate Director in our Large Surveys Practice, has 20+ years of experience in overseeing many aspects of large-scale survey research and field data collection processes. Her areas of expertise focus on designing and implementing survey data collection protocols, distance training development, and large-scale digital assessment operations.

Rodriguez is the director of digital systems and training for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), conducted for the National Center for Education Statistics. NAEP is a congressionally mandated assessment of the knowledge and skills of young Americans in a variety of academic subjects. As director, Rodriguez specializes in operationalizing a large-scale digitally based assessment in schools across the country. This includes designing data collection processes and directing the distance training program for field staff who administer assessments to about 1 million students from 20,000 schools when states and district samples are assessed.


  • BA, Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park

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