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PHOTO:Beth Perkins and Dr. Jie ChenA&M first year student Beth Perkins receives award for best paper

April 23, 2018

Beth Perkins, who completed her first year in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, was presented with the Best Presentation Award from JMUís Graduate School.

PHOTO:  Sara Finney Finney & Fulcher Travel to Stanford University for Empirical Educator Project

March 15, 2018

Dr. Sara Finney & Dr. Keston Fulcher traveled to Stanford University on Feb 27 – March 1 to participate in the Empirical Educator Project (EEP)

PHOTO: Dr. Andrew  Jones and Dr. Carl  Setzer Assessment & measurement alumni teach current students & faculty

February 12, 2018

Dr. Andrew Jones and Dr. Carl Setzer, alumni of the Assessment & Measurement PhD program, returned to JMU to provide a three-hour training session to current PhD, MA, and undergraduate students and faculty.

PHOTO: Madison  HolzmanPh.D. student wins national award for assessment

November 15, 2017

Madison Holzman, a student in the Assessment and Measurement Ph.D. program, was awarded the NASPA Excellence Silver Award for Assessment 101, an interactive workshop designed to increase assessment capacity across JMU’s campus.

PHOTO: JMU students Assessment and Measurement students and faculty receive 4-VA grant

November 15, 2017

Dr. Allison Ames, and A&M students Nick Curtis and Madison Holzman have been awarded $5000 by 4-VA for a Collaborative Research Grant, with matching funds provided by the Madison Collaborative.

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Welcome from the Director

Department Head Deborah Bandalos

As Director the Assessment and Measurement PhD program at James Madison University, and on behalf of our faculty, students, and alumni,  I thank you for your interest in our program. Our goal is to prepare students for careers as assessment professionals and psychometricians working in testing organizations, universities, and school systems; as faculty members in assessment and quantitative methods; and as quantitative research professionals working in governmental, non-profit, and for-profit organizations.

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