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Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation, University of North Carolina
Gregory J. Cizek is Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He teaches courses in psychometrics, assessment, statistics, research methods, and program evaluation. His interests include standard setting, validity, test security, and testing policy. He is a contributor to the Handbook of Classroom Assessment (1998) and Handbook of Test Development (2006); editor of the Handbook of Educational Policy (1999) and Setting Performance Standards (2001, 2012); co-editor of the Handbook of Formative Assessment (2010. with H. Andrade), and author of Filling in the Blanks (1999), Cheating on Tests: How to Do It, Detect It, and Prevent It (1999), Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating (2003), Addressing Test Anxiety in a High-Stakes Environment (with S. Burg, 2005), and Standard Setting: A Practitioner’s Guide (with M. Bunch, 2007). He provides expert consultation at the state and national level on testing programs and policy, including service as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board which oversees the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). His has served in leadership positions in the American Educational Research Association (AERA); he is currently chair of the Standards and Test Use Committee of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and was recently elected Vice President (and President-Elect) of that organization. Dr. Cizek has managed national licensure and certification testing programs and worked on test development for a statewide testing program in Michigan. He began his career as an elementary school teacher, and has served as an elected member of a local board of education.