Ms Kimberly Heddings Ms. Kimberly Heddings has been selected as the next Director of Assessment and Accountability in FCCPS, succeeding the retiring Dr. Peter Weilenmann.

After a national search that attracted multiple highly qualified and experienced candidates, Ms. Heddings emerged as the top selection. 

Ms. Heddings has held numerous leadership roles in Fairfax County Public Schools's Office of Assessment and Reporting. She most recently worked as an Educational Specialist for Accountability Programs in the Office of Assessment and Reporting. A hallmark of her work included analyzing student, instructional, and assessment data to fulfill external reporting requirements and internal requests.

Kimberly routinely collaborated closely with the Director of Assessment and Reporting and the Policy and Administration Team to ensure all federal, state, and local policies were implemented with clarity and fidelity across all FCPS schools and assessment programs. She was also responsible for ongoing data collection and analysis for various state, local, and external assessments (SOL, WIDA, SAT, CogAT, etc.) to ensure equitable opportunities for ALL students while maintaining compliance with all requirements and expectations. Ms. Heddings' unique and varied experiences in school assessment and division-level reporting have prepared her well to serve as Director of Assessment and Accountability successfully.

Kim will transition into the position beginning Monday, March 18th. During that time, she will visit schools, set up her office, and shadow Dr. Weilenmann at meetings.