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NCME 

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.

Latest News

Awards Nominations
NCME is now accepting nominations for 2018 Awards.   Consider nominating a deserving individual for this prestigious recognition.  More information on each award, and to submit a nomination, Click here.

June 2017 Newsletter
The latest newsletter is out! Click here for a message from NCME President Randy Bennett, insights from Rich Shavelson, an interview with Harriet Romo, 2017 NCME awards, and more.

NCME 2017 Special Conference
Classroom Assessment and Large-Scale Psychometrics: The Twain Shall Meet
Sept. 12–14, 2017
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

From September 12–14, 2017, the National Council for Measurement in Education (NCME) will host a conference on the confluence of classroom assessment and large-scale psychometrics and related disciplines. Historically, different assessment perspectives regarding classroom assessment have operated in isolation. The purpose of this conference is to bring together the many voices and perspectives of experts and practitioners of assessment in order to improve student learning. Click here to learn more and register.

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.

NCME Fundamentals of Classroom Assessment Video
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
http://milkcratefilms.com/

Click here to view the video.


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.