David Niguidula, EdD, is founder of Ideas Consulting, based in Providence, Rhode Island. He is best known for his work on digital portfolios in K–12 schools; in the 1990s, David led the first research project on the topic while at Brown University’s Coalition of Essential Schools. Through his development of the Richer Picture platform, Niguidula has assisted schools and districts across the country and around the world on the use of digital badges, portfolios, and individual learning plans. David has written and provided workshops on new techniques in assessment, curriculum and the use of technology. His most recent book, Demonstrating Student Mastery with Digital Badges and Portfolios, was published by ASCD in 2019.