Dover, New Hampshire (PRWEB) March 11, 2014
Catherine Taylor Named Measured Progress Vice President, Measurement Services
Measured Progress President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Borg has appointed Catherine Taylor to the position of Vice President for Measurement Services. She will lead six groups within the company: Content Design and Development; Psychometrics; Reporting and Data Analysis; Publications; and Research. She will also serve on the Measured Progress Executive Leadership Group, playing a significant role in corporate strategy.
Dr. Taylor’s background prepares her well for her new position. An expert in measurement science, she has worked extensively in higher education, state government, and the private sector. She holds a Ph.D. in Education Psychology: Statistics, Measurement, and Research, from the University of Kansas. She also earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the same university. She has made significant contributions to the body of knowledge related to assessment, authoring books, articles, and technical reports on assessment-related topics. She also presents frequently at both domestic and international conferences.
“Cathy brings to Measured Progress an ideal combination of hands-on assessment experience and deep understanding of assessment science and public policy,” Mr. Borg said. “Her leadership and insights will be of great value as we work to ensure that we continue to offer the high-quality assessment tools and services that we’re known for.”
About Measured Progress
Measured Progress is a Dover, New Hampshire-based, not-for-profit organization dedicated to student learning and improving instruction in the standards-based classroom. Since 1983, Measured Progress has successfully partnered with more than 30 states and hundreds of districts across the nation, as well as multi-state consortia, in support of assessment programs that affect millions of students. Measured Progress develops state-and district-level assessments and is the nation’s leading provider of alternate assessments for students with cognitive disabilities. As a not-for-profit organization, Measured Progress is deeply committed to its mission of helping educators improve student learning by connecting assessment, data, and instruction. For more information, visit measuredprogress.org.
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