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Gregory Cizek receives national award for dissemination of research to the public

Gregory Cizek, professor of educational measurement and evaluation, has been selected as the recipient of the 2007 Award for Outstanding Dissemination of Educational Measurement Concepts to the Public, presented by the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME).

The award honors Cizek’s exemplary contributions to the field of educational measurement through his body of work disseminating test anxiety research and concepts to a broad audience. 

“The NCME Annual Award Committee was very impressed by your work which they feel epitomizes the quality and scholarship represented by NCME,” wrote Daniel R. Eignor, NCME President, in a letter informing Cizek of the award.

The award will presented April 11, 2007, at the NCME conference in Chicago. Cizek will receive a citation as well as a cash award of $1,000.

Founded in 1938, NCME is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing and other aspects of educational measurement. According to the organization’s Web site, NCME members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests, new forms of assessment, program design and program evaluation.

Members include university faculty, test developers, state and federal testing and research directors, professional evaluators, testing specialists in various professions, credentialing professionals, graduate students and others involved in testing issues and practices.