APPENDIX
B
Workshop Participants

Workshop on Performance Assessments for Adult Education: Exploring the Measurement Issues

December 12-13, 2001

COMMITTEE ON ALTERNATIVES FOR ASSESSING ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAMS

Robert J. Mislevy (Chair), Professor, Department of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, University of Maryland at College Park

Judith A. Alamprese, Principal Associate, Abt Associates Inc.

Lyle F. Bachman, Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Linguistics and TESL, University of California at Los Angeles

Robert Bickerton, Director, Adult and Community Learning Services, Massachusetts Department of Education

John P. Comings, Senior Research Associate Lecturer on Education and Director of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Susan K. Cowles, Instructor, Linn-Benton Community College, Corvallis, Oregon

Neal Schmitt, Professor, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University

Catherine E. Snow, Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University



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APPENDIX B Workshop Participants Workshop on Performance Assessments for Adult Education: Exploring the Measurement Issues December 12-13, 2001 COMMITTEE ON ALTERNATIVES FOR ASSESSING ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAMS Robert J. Mislevy (Chair), Professor, Department of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, University of Maryland at College Park Judith A. Alamprese, Principal Associate, Abt Associates Inc. Lyle F. Bachman, Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Linguistics and TESL, University of California at Los Angeles Robert Bickerton, Director, Adult and Community Learning Services, Massachusetts Department of Education John P. Comings, Senior Research Associate Lecturer on Education and Director of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Harvard Graduate School of Education Susan K. Cowles, Instructor, Linn-Benton Community College, Corvallis, Oregon Neal Schmitt, Professor, Department of Psychology, Michigan State University Catherine E. Snow, Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Education, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

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Presenters Henry Braun, Distinguished Presidential Appointee and Managing Director of Literacy Services, Educational Testing Service Leah A. Bricker, Senior Program Associate with Project 2061, American Association for the Advancement of Science Eduardo Cascallar, Principal Research Scientist, American Institutes for Research R. Michael Dean, Staff Member in the Division of Adult Education and Literacy at the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education Stephen B. Dunbar, Professor of Educational Measurement and Statistics, College of Education, University of Iowa Ronald K. Hambleton, Distinguished University Professor, Center for Educational Assessment, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Richard K. Hill, Founder and Executive Director, National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment, Inc. James Impara, Director, Buros Institute of Assessment Consultation and Outreach Marcia Invernizzi, Professor of Reading, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia Cheryl Keenan, Director of Adult Education, State of Pennsylvania Myrna Manley, Retired Teacher and Author, El Camino College Joanne Meier, Assistant Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia Donna Miller-Parker, Director of Essential Skills Programs, Shoreline Community College, Seattle, Washington Mark Moody, Assistant Superintendent for Planning, Results, and Information Management, Maryland Department of Education Pamela A. Moss, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Michigan Mari Pearlman, Vice President, Division of Teaching and Learning, Educational Testing Service Barbara S. Plake, W.C. Meierhenry Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Oscar and Luella Buros Center for Testing, University of Nebraska at Lincoln Mark D. Reckase, Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, Michigan State University

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Stephen G. Sireci, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Sondra Stein, Senior Research Associate, National Institute for Literacy David Thissen, Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Fran Tracy-Mumford, State Supervisor for Adult and Community Education, Delaware Department of Public Instruction Katherine (Kit) A. Viator, Administrator for Student Testing, Massachusetts Department of Education Wendy M. Yen, Vice President of Research at K-12 Works, Educational Testing Service Guests Sandra Baxter, National Institute for Literacy Brenda Bell, Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee Martha Berlin, Westat Sue Bowers, U.S. Department of Education Osa Brand, Association of American Geographers Joyce Campbell, U.S. Department of Education Alicia Cascallar, Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy Larry Condelli, American Institutes for Research Anna Critz, ACT, Inc. Carol D’Amico, U.S. Department of Education Denise Daniels, District of Columbia Public Schools Daria Ellis, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Penelope Engel, Educational Testing Service Michael Fong, U.S. Department of Education Carol Fuller, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Brenda Gagne, Maine Department of Education Elaine Gilby, U.S. Department of Education Marilyn Gillespie, SRI International Lynda Ginsburg, National Center on Adult Literacy, University of Pennsylvania Barbara Goodwin, Maine Department of Education Sharon Healy, Maryland Department of Education Eugene Johnson, American Institutes for Research Michael Jones, U.S. Department of Education

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Dorry Kenyon, Center for Applied Linguistics Andrew Kolstad, U.S. Department of Education Kristen Kulongoski, Oregon Department of Community Colleges Mark Kutner, American Institutes for Research Mariann Lemke, U.S. Department of Education Mohammed Louguit, Center for Applied Linguistics Mary Lovell, U.S. Department of Education Christopher Mazzeo, National Governors Association Peggy McGuire, National Institute for Literacy Lennox McLendon, National Adult Education/Professional Development Consortium Rebecca Moak, U.S. Department of Education Leyla Mohadjer, Westat Pat Montalvan, Westat Sarah Newcomb, U.S. Department of Education James Parker, U.S. Department of Education Robert Pasternack, U.S. Department of Education Kathleen Petrek, National Institute for Literacy Loretta Petty, U.S. Department of Education Ron Pugsley, U.S. Department of Education Sen Qi, American Council on Education Lynn Reese, Center on Education and Training for Employment, Ohio State University Laura Roach, Oregon Department of Community Colleges John Sabatini, National Center on Adult Literacy, University of Pennsylvania Tanya Shuy, National Institutes of Health Stephanie Stauffer, Center for Applied Linguistics Shirley Steele, U.S. Department of Education Regie Stites, SRI International Carol Van Duzer, National Center for ESL Literacy Education Nicole Vartanian, U.S. Department of Education Sheida White, U.S. Department of Education Jean Yan, Westat Cindy Zengler, Ohio Department of Education

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NRC Staff Pasquale DeVito, Director, Board on Testing and Assessment Michael Feuer, Director, Center for Education Kaeli Knowles, Board on Testing and Assessment Judith Koenig, Board on Testing and Assessment Patricia Morison, Center for Education Nevzer Stacey, Center for Education Andrew Tompkins, Board on Testing and Assessment