National Council on Measurement in Education

The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is the sole professional association devoted to the scientific study and improvement of educational measurement. Its origin dates back to the National Association of Teachers of Educational Measurement, which was an organization established in 1938 to address the increased use of educational tests in American society and to guard against potential misuse. In 1942, its name was changed to the National Council on Measurements Used in Education, and in 1960, the name was revised to the National Council on Measurement in Education.

As of 2020, NCME had about 1,800 members working in both the United States and throughout the world. According to the mission statement on its website, it is “a community of measurement scientists and practitioners who ...

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