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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.

PHOTO: Kristen SmithDoctoral Student Helps Define Quality in Higher Education

October 19, 2015

Assessment and Measurement Ph.D. candidate Kristen Smith says her hands-on college experiences prepared her for her summer internship.

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Is Assessment and Measurement right for you?

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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