Instructional Data Analyst

Serve as TSD’s District Testing Coordinator, and support Raul Lozano, Student Testing Specialist to order, compile, monitor and analyze a variety of testing instruments 

Work with the Student Testing Specialist to plan, implement, oversee and review all aspects of the district and state-testing plan, as well as oversee and support the TSD’s district assessment action plan

Work with the Student Testing Specialist and other relevant staff to maintain and provide stakeholders with secure and timely access to student assessment information 

Recommend testing program improvements and changes

Participate in department, grade-level and individual meetings to assist teachers/staff in analyzing and using data to determine appropriate instructional strategies and approaches 

Prepare and conduct presentations for staff, parents, the TSD District Advisory Committee (DAC) and TSD’s Governing Board

Collaborate with principals, supervisors and other staff to assess program effectiveness, evaluate student proficiency, and establish appropriate grade level improvement plans, including multi-tiered systems of supports (RtI) for Reading/Literacy, Math and Behavior

Communicate with the Texas Education Agency and other relevant decision-making bodies regarding the assessment needs for Deaf students

Education and Certifications

New Mexico State University

  • Bachelor of Science
    • Elementary Education
    • Special Education

University of Texas, at Austin

  • Masters of Arts
    • Deaf Education

Principal Certification Network - Region 13 Service Center

  • Principal Certification
  • PDAS Appraiser 


3 years Elementary teaching experience, Colorado Springs, CO

5 years Elementary teaching experience, TSD

7 years K-5 Literacy Coach, TSD

3 years Elementary Assistant Principal, TSD

Joined the TSD Curriculum Team full time in 2015-2016

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have in regards to assessments.  If I am unable to answer your question(s) directly, I will connect you with the appropriate personnel.  

Have a great year!

Donna Altuna