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Eva L. Baker is a Distinguished Research Professor at UCLA where she directs UCLA’s Center for the Study of Evaluation (CSE), and directs the Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), a project of which is the Center for Advanced Technology in Schools (CATS).  Her research interests include:

  • Integration of instruction and measurement, including design and empirical validation of principles for developing instructional systems, and new measures of complex human performance
  • Design of technologically sophisticated testing and evaluation systems of assessment in large-scale environments for both military and civilian education
  • International, national, and state policy deliberations on assessment

She was the 2010 President of the World Educational Research Association, and was President of the American Educational Research Association in 2007. She is a member of the National Academy of Education.  Dr. Baker also co-chaired the committee that produced Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing published in 1999.

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The Consortium for Research Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of assessment and evaluation in PK-12 and higher education. 

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CREATE is a sponsoring organization of the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (JCSEE)


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