EATP 2018 – Assessment Literacy

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At the Europe ATP conference in Athens Greece, Chad participated in a symposium with Ellen Forte (edCount) and Barbara Donahue from the Standards and Testing Agency in the UK.  The symposium focused assessment literacy and how working with constituents to enhance their assessment literacy can help to build greater cohesion and consistency in testing programs.    (more…)

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Nevada DOE Evaluation – 2018

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The Nevada Department of Education has released the 2018 Nevada External Outcomes Evaluation. This report was a co-venture of ACS Ventures, the Center for Research, Evaluation, and Assessment at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and MYS Project Management and is focused on the evaluation of state funded programs designed to strengthen education in the state. (more…)

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CLEAR 2018 – Know the Score

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At the 2018 CLEAR conference in Philadelphia, Susan discussed some fundamental principles regarding score reporting to candidates.  The paper discussed best practices that should be followed in the development of any score reporting program as well as some common pitfalls that organizations frequently encounter and how to avoid them.  (more…)

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ICE 2017 – Competency Modeling

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At the 2017 ICE conference, Chad was a participant in an interactive panel focused on the relationship between job analysis and competency modeling.  This far ranging discussion focused on what issues and questions job analyses are designed to address, and how questions focused on competency modeling can fit and not fit into that process. (more…)

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ICE 2017 – Credentialing versus employment

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At the 2017 ICE conference, Chad participated in a symposium with Sarah Carroll (Castle Worldwide) and William Ellis (Board of Pharmacy Specialties).  The symposium presented multiple perspectives on the legal, measurement, and practical considerations for credentialing programs when their assessment is used as an employment test (more…)

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