Samantha A. Murray is an Experience Management (XM) Scientist at Qualtrics. She leverages her expertise in performance management, research and evaluation, qualitative methodology, improvement science/continual improvement, equity, and survey design best practice in her work with schools in the U.S. and abroad. Her vision is to live in a world where every school is a high-quality school able to serve all students equally well.
Samantha most recently served for 6 years as a Specialist in the Division of Research, Accountability and Assessment with Baltimore County Public Schools, the 25th largest school district in the U.S., serving more than 113,000 students across 174 schools in Maryland. She worked directly with senior leadership and school-based data teams to provide one-on-one technical assistance and help build organizational capacity. She also led professional development sessions on topics such as school progress planning, continual improvement, and comprehensive data and root cause analysis. Samantha also is honored to have served as a middle school teacher at an all-girls private school and as a resident advisor for first-year students at two universities.