NCME Conference 2022

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NCME Conference 2022

ACS Ventures is excited to attend the NCME Conference in beautiful San Diego, California from Thursday, April 21 – Sunday, April 24, 2022.  In addition to attending, three ACS team members have the pleasure of presenting at conference sessions.

Susan has already jumped into action, participating in 2 sessions on Saturday April 9th. The first was chairing was a Research Blitz session focused on Measurement Applications in Assessment session. The second was presenting within a session organized by Dr. Steven Ferrara focused on Innovation and Evolution in Standard Setting.

ACS team members will also be participating in the following in-person sessions at the conference:

Friday, 4/22/22 (1:15 – 2:15 pm PT)

Susan will serve as the discussant for the Survey Research session examining issues of self-reports via an empirical comparison of popular measurement paradigms, as well as ways measurement qualities are often compromised in self-reports.

Sunday, 4/24/22 (9:45 – 11:15 am PT)

Kelley and Susan will be part of the English Language Learners session and will be presenting their paper focused on the Correspondence between English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards and Academic Content Standards.

States are required to implement English Language Proficiency standards that correspond to their content standards; however, there is limited guidance for conducting this process. This presentation will detail the process and evaluate the results of a correspondence study that was designed based on guidance provided by the CCSSO (2012) Framework.

Sunday, 4/24/22 (2:30 – 4:00 pm PT)

Drew will be chairing and presenting in the Assessment Issues in Competency-Based Education and Micro-Credentialing. This session considers how competency-based education involves the specification and organization of competencies (with one strategy being learning map systems), assessments, and recognizing achievements using micro-credentials.

Drew will be discussing Opportunities and Challenges in the Development of New Micro Credentialing Programs. 

The complete NCME program can be accessed here.