the intersection of
test design, psychometrics, and policy
Develop school accountability systems
Design state and school report cards with a focus on the interpretability and usability of reports
Design state- and district-level assessments.
Advise on computer-based assessment transition.
Run standard-setting workshops
and evaluate methodologies for both setting and reviewing cut scores
Build capacity on assessment literacy and data use
Chair or serve on technical advisory committees.
Chair TAC for Tennessee, Oklahoma, and New York
Design workshop to build capacity for evaluating interventions in Kansas Redesign districts
Advise on Oklahoma A-F accountability system
Design psychometric analyses for Florida high school comparability study
Build and facilitate technical advisory committee meetings for Edmentum
Design validation studies for Renaissance Learning
Document psychometric processes for a lay audience for Project Lead the Way
Peer reviewer for US Department of Education
Tennessee Department of Education
Kansas Department of Education
Oklahoma Department of Education
New York State Education Department
Wisconsin Department of Education
Indiana Department of Education
Kentucky Department of Education
Washington DC Office of the State Superintendent of Instruction
Florida Department of Education
Massachusetts Department of Education
National Assessment Governing Board
Project Lead the Way
ABOUT MARIANNE PERIE
Dr. Perie has worked in the area of educational assessment since 1999. She has worked on state-level operational programs, designed and evaluated interim assessments for districts, and contributed to research for international assessments including TIMSS and PISA. She has also worked with several states and both consortia to design and validate alternate assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. In addition, she lead a reporting group for the Nation’s Report Card (NAEP) and has served on multiple advisory committees for the National Assessment Governing Board. For three years, she lead the Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment collaborative for CCSSO and currently serves on the technical advisory committee for eight states.
Her expertise lies in the intersection of test design, psychometric, and application. She has helped numerous states develop their school accountability systems and focuses on the interpretability and usability of reports. She spent three years of her career running standard-setting workshops, and has designed new methodologies for both setting and reviewing cut scores. She also works at the district level to build capacity on assessment literacy and data use.