Share your expertise, and impact teachers and students across the country

Over 5,000 educators have contributed to the Smarter Balanced system by creating and reviewing test questions and instructional resources, reaching thousands of teachers and millions of students.

We're recruiting more educators to participate in this work.

Will you join us?


About Content Development

The Smarter Balanced content development process involves educators, researchers, policymakers, and community groups in a transparent, consensus-driven process to help all students strive in a global economy.

Learn more about the application process and activities:

Commitment to Diversity

Smarter Balanced is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our goal for educator reviewers is that they reflect the diversity of the students we serve, ensuring that students have equitable access to high-quality assessment content.

We are committed to the implementation of inclusive practices in assessment and instruction. Together, we strive to be an inclusive and equitable team that values, honors, and respects the shared lived experiences and deep knowledge of our diverse student populations.

Go to Tools for Teachers by Smarter Balanced

Instructional Resource Development

If you'd like to help create and review Tools for Teachers resources, check out our State Network of Educators (SNE) workshop site!

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Ready to Apply?

Complete the short online application to tell us more about yourself and which activities would be a good fit for you.

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Questions and Answers

We've put together answers to some of the common questions we receive about recruitment and content development.