Dave Calhoun is Executive Director of Research, Evaluation and Assessment (REA) for Fresno Unified School District in Fresno, California. He began his career as a secondary mathematics teacher, and moved to the REA office in 1996. He became the Executive Director in 2006. Along the way, he completed a second Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. He has been an adjunct instructor in the graduate program for the past 10 years at California State University, Fresno, in both research/statistics and in Marriage and Family Therapy program. With Fresno Unified, he has conducted and directed multiple program evaluations for both foundation and USED grant-funded projects, developed and implemented a performance-based assessment system, and managed State and district assessment programs.