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PHOTO:Finney, S. J. & Horst, S. JA&M faculty and students present at ACPA national conference

March 22,2019

Sara Finney (Associate Director of CARS & Professor), Jeanne Horst (Associate Assessment Specialist & Associate Professor), and Andrea Pope (PhD student in the Assessment & Measurement program) shared their work related to outcomes assessment in the division of student affairs.

PHOTO:  TrainingPope, Prendergast & Crewe offer assessment training to Division of Student Affairs & CSPA students

January 14, 2019

In partnership with the Division of Student Affairs and the College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) master's program, the Student Affairs Assessment Support Services (SASS) team offered “Assessment 101” on January 2 - 4.

PHOTO: Andrea PopePope describes research and internship opportunities in A&M program

October 31, 2018

One of the most valued skills in the A&M program is the ability to communicate complex ideas simply, clearly and compellingly. To practice this skill, faculty encourage us to present our work whenever possible. In the 2.5 years I’ve been in the program, I’ve given 10 presentations at local, national, and international conferences.

PHOTO:Faculty and staff head to conference Assessment and Measurement Students and Faculty Attend Annual Conference of the Northeast Educational Research Association (NERA)

October 26, 2018

Students and faculty members from the Assessment and Measurement PhD program and the Quantitative Psychology Masterís program attended the annual meeting of the Northeast Educational Research Association in Trumbull, MA.

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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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