Interviewer: What is your name?
Amy: Amy Perry
Interviewer: What is your position at CSA?
Amy: Executive Editor, Science and Assessment
Interviewer: What does that position entail?
Amy: I manage writing and editing for a variety of Science and STEM assessment projects. I lead writer and editor training sessions, edit and review materials, collaborate with our phenomenal freelancers, and ensure that the content we produce meets our high standards and those of our clients. I report to Christine Ruiz, Director of Science, and work closely with Ron Watson, Director of Humanities and Assessment.
Interviewer: How did you become a part of CSA?
Amy: I started working here full-time in January 2023. I had freelanced for CSA a few years before that, and ever since then, it was on my radar as a great place to work. When I saw the job posting, I jumped on it!
Interviewer: What is the best part of your job?
Amy: Through working with our many clients, I get to dig deeply into a range of different educational philosophies. Just as every classroom teacher has a teaching style that is unique to them, each of our clients has their own approach to curriculum development. What is really exciting is when we get to collaborate with a client to flesh out their educational philosophy in more detail.
Interviewer: What do you wish people knew about your work at CSA?
Amy: It is highly collaborative—I love the energy and inspiration I get from working closely with clients, other CSA staff members, and freelancers.
Interviewer: What do you wish schools focused on more in terms of education and why?
Amy: I would like to see a greater focus on helping students become independent learners. When you can take learning into your own hands, nothing can stop you!
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