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PHOTO: ECPA Perkins & Satkus present with adviser Finney at International Conference

July 15, 2019

Beth Perkins and Paulius Satkus presented 2 empirical studies with their adviser, Sara Finney, at the European Conference on Psychological Assessment (ECPA) in Brussels, Belgium.

PHOTO: Nikole GreggSummer Internship Series: Nikole Gregg

July 9,2019

Second year doctoral student Nikole Gregg is spending her summer interning at The Center for Assessment in Dover, New Hampshire. Nikole is working with the staff of The Center to help investigate state accountability systems under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

PHOTO: CARSPastor and Goldberg present at civic learning and democratic engagement conference

June 14, 2019

Abe Goldberg, Executive Director of the James Madison University Center for Civic Engagement, and professor Dena Pastor from CARS presented at the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

PHOTO: Sara FinneyFinney presents keynote at VCU retreat

June 7, 2019

On May 21st, 2019, Dr. Finney presented “Program Theory: Necessary for Use of Assessment Results” to student affairs professionals at VCU.

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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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