Nevada DOE Evaluation – 2016

Birds eye view of Las Vegas, NV

The Nevada Department of Education has released the 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 & Brand Management and is focused on the evaluation of state funded programs designed to strengthen education in the state. (more…)

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ITC 2016 – Public Perceptions of Assessment

Fort Work Nighttime Skyline with Bridge

At the 2016 conference, Chad presented a paper focused on the public perceptions of education assessment.  The paper discussed perceptions of educational assessment as a whole as well as perceptions of specific activities, such as the use of assessments in college admissions.    (more…)

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NCME Standard Setting Workshop

At the 2016 NCME conference, Chad was one of the facilitators for a workshop focused on the policies and procedures that should be followed when completing standard setting activities.  Chad discussed the data and information that should be collected throughout the workshop to help support the final cut scores identified and support the overall legal defensibility of the process. (more…)

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