Aisha Cooper

Michelle Shipman, B.Ed.

Michelle Shipman, B.Ed., is an Associate and Science Assessment Specialist at edCount, LLC, and contributes to edCount’s assessment development projects. Ms. Shipman has over 30 years of experience in education, serving in various roles, including as an educator, test development professional, and instructional design consultant. She has extensive experience working with large-scale assessment systems, and is knowledgeable about issues related to design, development, administration, and reporting of assessments. Prior to joining edCount, Ms. Shipman worked at Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS) at the University of Kansas, where, as test development lead, she was responsible for fostering client relationships and leading test development redesign efforts for multiple content areas with the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Alternate Assessment System. Also, while at ATLAS, she was on the assessment design team for Innovations in Science Map, Assessment, and Report Technologies (I-SMART), a computer-based science assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities. Prior to these roles, Ms. Shipman worked at ATLAS as an ELA Instructional Design Consultant and ELA Test Development Coordinator. Ms. Shipman has over 20 years of experience as an educator teaching ELA and science at the middle school level.

Ms. Shipman received a B. Ed. In Elementary Education and Teaching, with an emphasis in ELA and science from Washburn University.