AUSTIN – Austin businesswoman Stacy Hock will serve as vice chair of the Texas Commission on Next Generation Testing and Accountability, Commission Chairman Andrew Kim announced today.
The 15-member commission, created by House Bill 2804 (84th Legislature), is charged with developing and making recommendations for new systems of student assessment and public school accountability no later than Sept. 1, 2016.
Kim announced Hock’s appointment today as the commission convened for its second meeting.
Hock is co-owner of Hock, LLC, a financial services technology consulting firm, and manager of the Joel & Stacy Hock Charitable Fund. Hock has worked in senior software service positions at IBM. She serves as a board member for Aminex Therapeutics, the Texas Public Policy Foundation, and the African Dream Initiative. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
The commission is meeting today in room E1.030 in the Capitol Extension. The meeting is being livestreamed at http://www.house.state.tx.us/video-audio/.