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2021 CREATE Virtual Conference

  • 11 Oct 2021
  • 12 Oct 2021
  • virtual



Due to the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, we are moving the 2021 CREATE conference presentations to a virtual platform. Details for accessing the 2021 conference presentations are forthcoming. 

If you have made a reservation for October 2021 with the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, contact the hotel to cancel your reservation, 1 (180) 045-8357 x1 OR (182) 825-2821 x1. 

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause and will miss gathering in person this year.

Please contact us if you have any further questions,

    Nominations accepted for:

Board of Director, one opening to complete the last year of the 2020-2022 term

Board of Director, four openings for a two-year term, 2021-2023

Graduate Student Board of Director,  one opening for a two-year term, 2021-2023

Election Timeline

September 27, Nominations close 

October 18, Electronic ballots and applicant information are available

Electronic voting begins

October 27, Voting closes

November 11, Annual Business Meeting

  • announcement of new CREATE Board of Directors
  • directly after the Annual Business meeting is the 
  • first meeting of the 2021-2022 CREATE Board of Directors 

CREATE Board of Directors
  • President Elect
  • Board of Director
  • Graduate Student Board of Director

The Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) seeks the organization's next leaders. Nominees must be CREATE members. Some travel is required.

CREATE is searching for candidates for the role of President-Elect. The person filling this position serves as a member of the Board of Directors while President-Elect, 2021-2022 and is the incoming President of CREATE for 2022-2023, followed by a term as Past President for 2023-2024.

Additionally, candidates are sought for four openings for Board of Directors for a two-year term, 2021-2023; one opening to complete the last year of the 2020-2022 term; and one graduate student for a two-year term, 2021-2023. 

In the nomination and appointment of CREATE members to leadership positions in the Consortium, diversity of membership is a most important consideration. Such diversity includes gender, ethnicity, type of employee organization, and geographic region. 

Nominate a peer or self-nominate for a volunteer leadership role on CREATE's Board of Directors to shape the future. 

Please note:

After nominations close on September 27th, the vetting process begins.

By October 1st, nominees who make it through the vetting process will receive an email inviting the nominee to respond to a prompt seeking to know why the nominee would like to join the CREATE Board of Directors, submit a Curriculum Vitae, bio (up to 150 words) and photograph for the ballot. These are due to the Board of Directors by October 15th. Electronic ballots and applicant information will be available on October 18th when electronic voting begins.

About us

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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Membership in CREATE is open to all persons and organizations engaged in educational assessment or evaluation research, policy, or practice.

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


Members of CREATE contribute to the American Evaluation Association, AEA 365 Blog: 

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