Michalann Evatt joined the Education Department in May 2016 as the Coordinator for Assessment and Accreditation with thirteen years of experience in state and national educator preparation accreditation. In this role, Michalann collaborates with faculty and school partners to form program alignment to national and state accreditation standards and requirements. She works closely with programs to review programs and candidate performance assessment plans, including assessments and rubrics, and collects and analyzes data to establish quality evidence of candidate and graduate teaching and school leadership success. In this role, Michalann develops reports for state and federal accountability and serves as the ADEPT Coordinator and CAEP Accreditation Coordinator for Furman. In addition, Michalann is a CAEP national reviewer, a SACSCOC peer evaluator, and is actively engaged through service on SC Department of Education task force groups. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Master of Science degree in Industrial Management from Clemson University.