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Company Overview of Educational Testing Service, Inc.

Company Overview

Educational Testing Service, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, administers, and scores tests. Its tests include GRE, HiSET, TOEFL, and TOEIC, as well as The Praxis Series tests. The company also provides research, assessment development, test administration, test scoring, and instructional products and services. In addition, it conducts educational research, analysis, and policy studies; and develops various customized services and products for teacher certification and English language learning, as well as elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education. Further, the company offers consulting services, technical assistance, custom assessments, and other solutions. Furthermore, it...

660 Rosedale Road

Princeton, NJ 08541

United States

Founded in 1947

Phone:

609-921-9000

Fax:

609-734-5410

Key Executives for Educational Testing Service, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President and President of Institute for Student Achievement
Chief Information Officer and Vice President
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Educational Testing Service, Inc. Key Developments

Educational Testing Service's Research & Development Division Appoints Kadriye Ercikan as Vice President of Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, and Psychometric Research

Dr. Kadriye Ercikan has been appointed Vice President of Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, and Psychometric Research (SADAPR) within Educational Testing Service's Research & Development Division. Ercikan is currently a Professor of Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methods in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. As Vice President of SADAPR, Ercikan will be responsible for data analysis and psychometric support of ETS's major testing products and contracts, as well as for foundational and applied statistical psychometric research. She will provide strategic, tactical and financial oversight of all functional areas within the SADAPR area of the division. She will report to R&D Senior Vice President Ida Lawrence. She currently serves as Vice President for AERA Division D, has served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), and as conference organizer and program chair for both the Psychometric Society and the 2016 10th conference of the International Test Commission (ITC). Dr. Ercikan will join ETS on October 1, 2016.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Chooses Educational Testing Service (ETS)

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has chosen Educational Testing Service (ETS) to manage and develop the 2018 cycle of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA.) PISA results are used by educators and policymakers worldwide to evaluate and improve their educational systems and promote learning. ETS will be responsible for overall project management including survey design, test development, operations and quality control, expansion of the computer platform, as well as data processing, scaling and analysis. The work for the 2018 cycle began in July 2014 and runs through September 2020. ETS will collaborate with, and coordinate the work of, three other core contractors. For the 2015 cycle, ETS is responsible for building and delivering the computer platform upon which the tests will be delivered as well as a communication portal for sharing project information and coordinating project activities with participating countries and the OECD. In addition, the company developed new cognitive assessments of Scientific Literacy and Collaborative Problem Solving, as well as adapting existing trend items in Reading, Mathematics, Science and Financial Literacy for computer delivery.

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