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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.

PHOTO:James Madison statue Horst, Finney and Fulcher collaborate on webinar

May 29, 2019

Jeanne Horst, Sara Finney, and Keston Fulcher of James Madison University’s Center for Assessment and Research Studies and Marsha Lovett and Chad Hershock of Carnegie Mellon University’s Eberly Center continue a year-long collaboration.

PHOTO:Finney, S. J. & Horst, S. JFinney and Horst Speak at Carnegie Mellon University

May 15,2019

Sara Finney & Jeanne Horst traveled to Carnegie Mellon University on May 5 – 8 to participate in the 2019 Summit of the Empirical Educators Project (EEP).

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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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