Consulting

ETS offers the expertise of faculty trained in a variety of disciplines to evaluate your organization's assessment policies and practices.

Examples of topics our consulting can help you with include:

Discipline Topics
Psychometrics
  • Statistical procedures
  • Test and item analysis
  • Standard setting
Test Development
  • Design and specification development
  • Question writing/review procedures
  • Test assembly
  • Pre-testing
  • Performance assessment
  • Preparation of test familiarization materials
  • Migration from paper to computer-based testing methods
Research
  • Validity studies
  • Reliability studies
Operations
  • Printing and distribution
  • Test administration
  • Test security
  • Customer service
  • Test processing
Information Technology
  • Hardware and software capabilities for scoring and score reporting
  • Software support for item banking, test publishing and test registration
  • Computer-based testing software
  • Web-based assessment programs
Score Interpretation
  • Performance assessments

Past Consulting Projects

Ministries of education, governments, corporations and educators have engaged ETS to address such complex and critical challenges as:

  • Teacher licensure and performance assessments
  • National assessments at the primary and secondary levels
  • Admissions/selections tests
  • Standard-setting procedures
  • Program evaluation, quality assurance measures and accreditation
  • Test development and program management
  • Test program audits
  • Applying technology to assessment
  • Professional development for teachers and school leaders
  • Development/management of computer-based testing programs

Contact ETS for more information on how ETS experts can help you with your consulting needs.