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PHOTO: A&M faculty and students present at CARSAssessment and Measurement Program Partners with Educational Testing Service

April 10, 2017

On March 31, Dr. Ross Markle and Dr. Javarro Russell co-presented the Center for Assessment & Research Studies (CARS) symposium "Higher Education Assessment Challenges and the ETS/JMU Partnership for Strategic Solutions" with current PhD student Kristen Smith.

PHOTO: James Madison StatueAssessment and Measurement Students Obtain Summer Internships

August 3, 2016

Three Assessment and Measurement students are completing summer internships in 2016.

PHOTO: Nick CurtisJMU Keeps Calling Nick Curtis’ Name

March 23, 2016

Nick Curtis (’10, ’11, ’13) can’t get away from JMU. After earning his B.S. in Psychology and M.A./Ed.S. in School Psychology, he has now returned as a doctoral student in the Assessment and Measurement program (’18). His previous experiences at JMU, as well as his subsequent time as a school psychologist, affected his decision to pursue his Ph.D.

PHOTO: Debbi BandalosBandalos Receives Donlon Award

February 3, 2016

Deborah Bandalos is the 2015 Thomas F. Donlon Mentoring Award recipient. Congratulations to you, Debbi, for your mentoring and commitment to your students and colleagues!

PHOTO: Kaliski and Barry Promoted

Alumnae Kaliski and Barry Promoted

January 14, 2016

Alumnae Pamela Kaliski and Carol Barry have received recent promotions.

PHOTO: Bus to NERA 2015

Assessment & Measurement Students Present Research at 2015 NERA

November 12, 2015

Thirteen Assessment and Measurement students traveled to the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) in October.

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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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