Kate Auger-Campbell, Director of Outreach, Dr. Jinghua Liu, Chief Testing & Research Officer, Dr. Keith Wright, Director of Psychometrics, The Enrollment Management Association & Dr. Linda Cook, Former Vice President of Assessment and Director of the Center for Validity Research, Educational Testing Service (ETS) Schools need reliable assessment tools to make confident decisions about applicants. That’s why The Enrollment Management Association (EMA) works continuously to identify evolving best practices and develop new ways of equitably assessing student potential. The EMA testing & research team scientists spend an extraordinary amount of their time reviewing the Elementary, Middle, and Upper Level SSATs to ensure they remain the gold standard in admission testing. In addition, each member of the team pursues his/her own continuing research into areas of interest and specialty in the psychometric community. Learn more about the team and their individual areas of research and expertise, and find out what research projects they are working on now. Get a unique insider’s view of the work being done.
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