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The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement.

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Graduate Programs in Educational Measurement

NCME's list of graduate programs in educational measurement in the U.S. and Canada has been updated for 2017. Click here to view the list.


Follow NCME on Twitter

NCME has joined the Twittersphere; our handle is @NCME38. Be sure to tweet at this year's meeting, using the hashtag #NCME17. For the history buffs, "38" refers to the year of NCME's founding, 1938.

NCME Fundamentals of Classroom Assessment Video
Classroom assessment has the power to reshape teaching and help students reach their highest potential. It can also be a source of stress for teachers, students, and parents. In this video you will hear from two teachers who are experts in classroom assessment, and look into their classrooms. You will learn about the different forms of classroom assessment, some basics on how to assess in the classroom, and how to use classroom assessment to support student learning and motivation.

Written by Chad Gotch, Susan Brookhart, Brian French, Olusola Adesope
Video production by Milk Crate Media
National Council on Measurement in Education
Click here to view the video.

Call for Proposals: NCME 2017 Special Conference on Classroom Assessment and Large-Scale Psychometrics

From September 12-14, 2017, NCME will host a conference on the confluence of classroom assessment and large-scale psychometrics and related disciplines. More...

NCME Position Statement on Student Participation in State Assessment. 

Click here for more information.

Voluntary Standards Development Organizations Prevail In Copyright Litigation

A federal judge has found that Public.Resource.Org (Public Resource) infringed upon the copyright of educational standards developed by the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME).  Click here for more information.


Get Involved

NCME needs your help! Get involved by joining one of the NCME committee. Click here to learn more about the many program and award committees. Volunteer to join a committee on the Members Only Volunteer page. Help shape the future of NCME and enjoy collaborating with your colleagues.

Help the NCME Mission Fund Reach its Goal

The Mission Fund supports activities that reinforce NCME’s mission, vision, and goals. In 2015 it supported a workshop at the CCSSO National Conference on Student Assessment. In 2016 it supported partial fee reimbursements to graduate students who attended NCME training sessions. Please help NCME reach the fundraising goal of $50,000 by April 2017. For more information about the NCME Mission Fund, click here.


Website Highlights

Several features have been added to NCME's website to improve your user experience. NCME's site is now 'Powered by iMIS' enabling you to update your profile in real time; join or renew online; and find colleagues or resources with robust search tools.