Presentations

Author Title Conference Presentation Date
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Validation of a cognitive diagnostic model of reading comprehension Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council of Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. The impact of poverty on English language proficiency assessment performance Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Grewing, S., & Peterson, S.M. Alternate pathways: An overview of atypical language development in students with disabilities Poster presented at the annual University of Kansas Professionals for Disability and School of Education Graduate Student Research Conference, Lawrence, KS 04/2012
Hock, M., Muldoon, L., Quenemoen, R., Sheinker, A., & Wilmes, C. Assessments for the common core: Development and implementation Panel at the IDEA Partnership meeting, Washington, DC 01/2012
Kearns, J., & Whetstone, P. Characteristics of students who participate in these assessments Structured demonstration presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Montgomery, M., & Skorupski, W. P. Investigation of IRT parameter recovery and classification accuracy in mixed format assessments Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Quenemoen, R. Q., & Sheinker, A. Development of growth models for students taking an alternate assessment on alternate academic achievement standards (AA-AAS) Discussant at the Collaboration to Promote Self Determination, Washington, DC 05/2012
Schechinger, H. Innovative computerized test items: A review Poster presented at the Annual University of Kansas Professionals for Disability (KUPD) & School of Education (SOE) Graduate Student Research Conference, Lawrence, KS 04/2012
Schuster, J. G., Clark, A. K., Mark, C., & Shin, S. Creating the Dynamic Learning Map™: Representing how concepts influence language development Poster presented at the Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal, Canada 10/2012
Schuster, J. G., Clark, A. K., Mark, C. A., & Shin, S. Multiple pathways to literacy: The Dynamic Learning Maps™ Alternate Assessment System Lecture presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, Denver, CO 04/2012
Shaftel, J., & Nash, B., & Gillmor, S. Effects of the number of response categories on rating scales Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Sheinker, A. Lessons learned for improving access to general assessments by low-performing students with disabilities Discussant at the U.S. Department of Education in Partnership with Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC 06/2012
Sheinker, A., Whetstone, P., Ferster, A., & Shaftel, J. Are the "right" students taking the alternate? What do we know? Poster presented at the TASH Conference, Long Beach, CA 11/2012
Sheinker, A., Whetstone, P. J., & Thurlow, M. Program chair invited session: Next generation alternate assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, Denver, CO 05/2012
Stoltenberg, A., & Sood, P. Tips from the writers of the Common Core State Standards Presentation at the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference, Pittsburg, KS 10/2012
Tindal, G., Sheinker, A., Thurlow, M., & Zigmond, N. The next generation in alternate assessment Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, Denver, CO 05/2012
Walsh, T., & Goschin, S. Dynamic teaching in sequential decision making environments Paper presented at the Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, Catalina Island, CA 08/2012
Wang, W., & Kingston, N. M. Are all item response functions monotonically increasing? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL 08/2012
Whetstone, P.J., Sheinker, A., & Joannou, K. Go ahead and ask – Can students with SCD take an online test? Presentation at the TASH Conference, Long Beach, CA 11/2012
Whetstone, P.J., Sheinker, A., & Joannou, K. Improving instructional quality with students with significant cognitive disabilities Presentation at TASH Conference, Long Beach, CA 11/2012
Zhao, F., Wang, W., & Kingston, N. M. On the use of nonparametric IRT techniques for checking 3PL IRT model fit Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Stoltenberg, A., & Sood, P. What do we know now? Reflections on the Spring 2012 Mathematics Pilot Test results Presentation at the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference, Pittsburg, KS 10/2012
Thomas, K., Sheinker, A., Broaddus, A., & Sood, P. Constructing a street level view of the Common Core State Standards: A map for how all students learn mathematics Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the National Council for Supervisors of Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA 04/2012
Thomas, K., & Mark, C. Learning maps: A comprehensive structure for assessment Structured demonstration presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Thomas, K., Mark, C., & Crawford, J. Dynamic Learning Maps™ Alternate Assessment: Process and progress Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Conference on Student Assessment, Minneapolis, MN 04/2012
Thomas, K., Sheinker, A., & Joannou, J. The road less traveled for alternate assessments: Mapping multiple learning pathways Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, Denver, CO 05/2012
Thomas, K., & Sood, P. Navigating places to go when learning mathematics: Using Common Core State Standards as a map for instruction Presentation at the Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Wichita, KS 11/2012
Thurlow, M. L., Sheinker, A., Quenemoen, R. Q., & Kingston, N. M. Assessment of students with significant cognitive disabilities: Dynamic Learning Maps™ (DLM™) and National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC) Structured demonstration at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Kingston, N. M., & Clark, A. K. Instructionally relevant item types Structured demonstration presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Kingston, N. M., Tiemann, G., Hock, M., Davis, M., & Tonks, S. Building validity into the development of the Adaptive Reading Motivation Measures Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Mark, C., & Adams, L. The Dynamic Learning Maps™ Assessment: Supporting access to literacy for students with significant cognitive disabilities Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Reading Association, Chicago, IL 04/2012
McJunkin, L., Peyton, V., & Montgomery, M. Examining alignment between state science assessment and classroom activities Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Ehlert, M., Kramer, L., Sheinker, A., Wittmann, T., Holder, K., Meyer, S., & Clay, D. Maximizing the data we have to inform and improve practice and policy Panel discussion at the Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium Conference, Kansas City, MO 03/2012
Fitzpatrick, J., & Skorpuski, W. The sampling distribution of coefficient alpha for small samples of items and examinees Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Perie, M. Developing PLDs for "readiness" using a statistical approach. In B. Plake (chair) using performance level descriptors to commuicate student learning and readiness for college and careers Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Anderson, G., & Kingston, N. M. Providing useful information to guide student learning: A review of state level individual score reports Paper presented at the annual meeting of National Council on Measurement Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Broaddus, A. Developing instructional tools to assist teachers in implementing the Common Core State Standards for mathematics Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Broaddus, A. Modeling student understanding of the slope concept: An application of the attribute hierarchy method Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Broaddus, A., & Shaftel, J. Cognitive diagnostic assessment: Informing responses and interventions Critical discussion presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Council for Exceptional Children Substantive Collaborative Meeting, Reston, VA 05/2012
Chen, J., & Kingston, N. M. Detecting item sensitivity to instruction: A comparison between Mantel-Haenszel and logistic regression procedures Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Chiu, P. C. The effect of item position on state mathematics assessment Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Cho, H. J., & Kingston, N. M. Examining the effectiveness of test accommodation using DIF and a mixture IRT Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Identifying sources of differential item functioning on an English language proficiency assessment Poster accepted to the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL 08/2012
Clyne, C. Career Pathways Collaborative™: On the road to career readiness Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Conference on Student Assessment, Minneapolis, MN 06/2012
Perie, M., & Kerbel, A. One year after standard setting: Validating the PLDs in B. Plake (chair) using performance level descriptors to communicate student learning and readiness for college and careers Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Shaftel, J., & Shaftel, T. L. Scale development using item-level IRT analysis of response options Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA 08/2013
Shaftel, J. Accessibility for technology-enhanced assessments for students with vision and motor disabilities Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HA 08/2013
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Understanding the meaning of slippage and guessing parameters in cognitive diagnostic models Poster presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. The effect of item ordering on examinee performance: A synthesis of 60 years of research Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council of Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Baker, S., Whetstone, P., & Judd, K. Leveling the playing field begins with access to the Common Core Standards for students The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Denver, CO 04/2013
Bowen, K., & Clark, A. K. Predicting text complexity when students read orally for fluency and recall for comprehension. In E. Hiebert (Chair) Beginning-reader text complexity: Scale development and best-predictor text characteristics Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association,
San Francisco, CA
04/2013
Baker, S., Whetstone, P., Judd, K., & Bratcher, K. Transforming and monitoring instruction: Access to quality instruction for all students in K-5 math The National Title I Conference,
Nashville, TN
04/2013
Ferster, A., Shaftel, J., Sheinker, A., Shin, S., & Whetstone, P. An argument based approach to the reliability of the First Contact Survey The annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Ferster, A., & Templin, J. An evaluation of item design features via a random effects extension of the Linear Logistic Test Model The annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Sheinker, A., & Thurlow, M. The Alternate Assessment Consortia (DLM & NCSC) for students with significant cognitive disabilities: Progress to date Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, San Antonio, TX 04/2013
Sheinker, A., & Whetstone, P. Online Alternate Assessment: What are we learning? Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, San Antonio, TX 04/2013
Shipman, M., Whetstone, P., & Clark, A. K. Creating technology enhanced items using the Dynamic Learning Map™: A process for ELA The International Reading Association 58th Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX 04/2013
Thomas, K. Mapping the way: Using a learning map to analyze assessment data and guide mathematics instruction The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Denver, CO 04/2013
Thomas, K., & Sheinker, A. Assessing what counts The National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, Denver, CO 04/2013
Walsh, T., Zhao, F., & Broaddus, A. Comparing computer adaptive testing item selection methods in skill networks The annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Whetstone, P., Koziol, J., Gillmor, S., & Shuster, J. Social skills change student behavior The Learning Disabilities Association 50th Annual International Conference, San Antonio, TX 02/2013
Adams, L., & Stoltenberg, A. CETE's formative-assessment tools for the CCSS Presentation at the Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Wichita, KS 11/2012
Gross, J., & Shipman, M. Developing test items to assess students with significant cognitive disabilities in the alternate assessment Presentation at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 06/2013
Gross, J., Francis, G., & Pijem, M. An ecological systems approach to understanding barriers to competitive employment Poster presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 06/2013
Gross, J., Francis, G., & Pijem, M. Barriers to employment, as reported by families, professionals, and individuals with disabilities Poster presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 06/2013
Gross, J. Activities of the student and early career professionals special interest group Poster presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 06/2013
Gross, J., Francis, G., & Pijem, M. Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT): Long-term follow-up of study participants’ knowledge, expectations, and employment Poster presented at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA 06/2013
Kulp, A. Assessing adult learners' self-esteem and anxiety Presentation at the 12th National Conference for Accelerated Programs in Higher Education, Denver, CO 07/2013
Kramer, L., Clyne, C., & McBride, L. New questions to ask, new questions to answer – Researching new item types Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
Clyne, C. A different DIF study: Psychometric examination of a technology enhanced item type Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
Clyne, C. Career readiness: An assessment development perspective Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
McBride, L. What's in a name? The influence of gender expectations on student responses to situational judgment tasks Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
Chang-Rios, K., Rutt, B., Vuyk M., & Taylor, C. The Finney County kindergarten readiness GIS mapping project: A case study of early childhood and K-12 collaboration Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Yilmaz, M. Does supplementary education in Turkey increase the Math achievement gap among students from lower and higher SES? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Comparative & International Educational Society, New Orleans, LA 05/2012
Flowers, C., & Karvonen, M. Growth for students with disabilities Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
Karvonen, M., Ahumada, A., Bowman, T., Flowers, C., & Williams, L. Standing in the middle of the bridge: Lessons learned about current AA-AAS and implications for the next generation of assessments. Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, National Harbor, MD 06/2013
Bowen, K., & Clark, A. K. Predicting text complexity when students read orally for fluency and recall for comprehension The annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Jong, P.K., Kramer, L., Moses, T., Hyeonjoo O., & Tong Y. An overview of psychometric work at various testing organizations The annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Kramer, L. Item writing in content-based context: Window dressing or power dressing The annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Thompson, B.A. Kansas partnership for educating kids in care – Educational well-being for youth in foster care Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Topeka, KS 11/2013
Cox, O. Democratic citizenship increases the probability of extraordinary rendition Society for Personality & Social Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX 11/2013
Cox, O. Perceived national identity ownership Social Psychology Department "Brown Bag" Data Blitz, Lawrence, KS 12/2011
Eason, B.J.A., & Johnson, C.M. Evaluation of the impact of music program participation on students' musical and academic success, and school engagement in the municipal urban public schools: A comprehensive test of pathways and contextual factors Twentieth International Symposium for Research in Music Behavior, Seattle, WA 4/2013
Sprague-Jones, J. The expansion of family policy American Sociological Association, Las Vegas, NV 08/2011
Stewart, B., & Clarke, E. Motivational interviewing as an adjunct intervention to an undergraduate course in career and life planning American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI 08/2013
Stewart, B., & Rosen, M. Examining premature foreclosure in vocational identity with an undergraduate population The University of Kansas Annual Graduate Research Competition, Lawrence, KS 03/2013
Stewart, B., Burgess, S., & James, N. Prevalence of profanity in online "Live" video game play Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio,TX 04/2011
Stewart, B., Burgess, S., & James, N. Preceptions of adult readers and not readers Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio,TX 04/2011
Stewart, B., & Edwards, J.H. The role of perceived career barriers in developing career goals Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio,TX 04/2011
Hess, M., & Gillam, R. Kansas strengthening families plan The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Healthy Pathways Conference, Mayetta, KS 04/2011
Hess, M. Community-based child abuse prevention grantee panel Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Topeka, KS 04/2011
Hess, M., & Gore, B.J. Yellow brick road to community and parent cafés Division for Early Childhood Conference, Wichita, KS 02/2012
Hess, M., & Gore, B.J. Yellow brick road – The parent leadership journey to success 2012 Kansas Parent Leadership Conference, Topeka, KS 10/2012
Hess, M., & Wallio, S. Using a Peer Review Model to Improve Service Through Evaluation Fostering Change, Kansas City, MO 10/2012
Hess, M., & Wallio, S. Utility of a self-assessment tool for program evaluation in community-based child abuse and neglect prevention (CBCAP) programs Evaluation 2012, Minneapolis, MN 10/2012
Conrad-Heibner, A., & Scanlon, E. The economic conditions of child maltreatment: Establishing a social work agenda CSWE 2013 Annual Program Meeting (APM), Dallas TX 10/2013
Conrad-Heibner, A., Gillam, R., & Wallio, S. Exploring statistical and practical significance in evaluation results: Challenges for child and family service program evaluation American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN 10/2012
Conrad-Heibner, A., Rasmussen, H., & Schoemann, A. The relationship between caregiver or child age and protective factors against child maltreatment 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI 08/2013
Conrad-Heibner, A., Kang, M., Radohl, T., & Murphy, K.C. Diverting youth from psychiatric residential treatment facilities: Early feedback from service providers, caregivers and youth National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit, Washington, DC 08/2011
Campbell, L., Conrad-Heibner, A., Counts, J., & Firman, C. Promoting protective factors and preventing child maltreatment: Strength-based assessment strategies and tools 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, LA 04/2014
Conrad-Heibner, A., Wallio, S., & Schoemann, A. The influence of caregiver and child age on protective factors within a child welfare setting SSWR 18th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX 01/2014
Johnson-Motoyama, J., & Conrad-Heibner, A. Developmental disabilities in child welfare and Part C implementation 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, LA 04/2014
Baxter, J., & Severin, L. Incorporating social media and awareness activities into community drug endangered children efforts Ninth Annual Kansas Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference, Overland Park, KS 08/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., & Brazil, A. Educators and the new reality of culturally and linguistically diverse students USD 497 Education Symposium, Lawrence, KS 08/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., & Brazil, A. Kansas Migrant and ELL Academy Kansas Migrant and ELL Academy, Lawrence, KS 06/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., & Brazil, A. Kansas Migrant and ELL Academy Kansas Migrant and ELL Academy, Wichita, KS 06/2013
Counts, J. CBCAP peer learning call N/A 12/2011
Counts, J. Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program – Benchmarking requirements and opportunities Kansas Early Childhood Research and Evaluation Summit, Kansas City, MO 06/2011
Counts, J. The protective factors as a framework: Lessons learned from Kansas and opportunities for home visiting Protective Factors Expert Panel, Washington, DC 05/2011
Counts, J. Implementing evidience-based programs in diverse community Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Grantee Kickoff Meeting, Washington, DC 01/2011
Counts, J. Presentation on the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Mid-America Regional Council Health Services, Kansas City, MO 01/2011
Barton, J., & Garstka, T.A. Using research electronic data capture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field. School of Education Spring Research Retreat, Lawrence, KS 01/2012
Barton, J., Richardson, D., Garskta, T.A., Spankake, S., & Smith, P. Designing a performance mangaement system: The Kansas and Nebraska Experience Region VII and Region VII joint meeting for MIECHV, Denver, CO 11/2011
Barton, J., & Garskta, T.A. Using research electronic data dapture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field American Evaluation Association Conference, Anaheim, CA 11/2011
Barton, J. Using research electronic data capture (REDCap) for designing a data collection system in the field Midwest Research and Evaluation Conference, Kansas City, MO 09/2011
Biggs, J., & Garstka, T.A. Maternal, infant, and early childhood home visiting (MIECHV) development project evaluation Kansas MIECHV state and local workshops, Topeka, KS 09/2011
Biggs, J., & Garstka, T.A. Center for Restorative Education year 1 evaluation findings Kansas Children's Service League, Topeka, KS 10/2012
Joy, M., & Lansing, T. The generations project Thirty-fifth Annual Governor's Conference for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Topeka, KS 11/2011
Gero, K., & Dvorak, M. An inclusive environment blended with opportunities for mastery Kansas All State Conference, Lawrence, KS 08/2013
Dvorak, M. Engagement in learning Kansas All State Conference, Lawrence, KS 08/2013
Gero, K., & Connor, C. Granting writing Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Wichita, KS 11/2012
Connor, C., & Noble, J. Positive youth development outcomes 2012 Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Overland Park, KS 10/2012
Noble, J., & Dvorak, M. Youth engagement 2012 Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Overland Park, KS 10/2012
Conner, C., & Gero, K. Adolescent development 2012 Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Overland Park, KS 10/2012
Johannes, E., & Dvorak, M. Youth culture and assumptions 2012 Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Overland Park, KS 10/2012
Dvorak, M., & Johannes, E. Core professional competencies and quality youth – work 2012 Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Overland Park, KS 10/2012
Gartska, T.A., & Barton, J. Core professional competencies and quality youth – work Kansas MIECHV program grantees, Kansas City, KS 03/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., Brazil, A., & Valente, R. Supporting English learners on the path to higher education Thirty-fifth Annual MO-KAN-NE Educational Opportunities Conference, Kansas City, MO 04/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., Brazil, A., Valente, R., & Case, C. Teaching English Learners in Kansas-Topeka (TELK-Topeka) Paraprofessional Development TELK Paraprofessional Development Day, Topeka, KS 04/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., Brazil, A., & Valente, R. Teaching English Learners in Kansas-Topeka (TELK-Topeka) Paraprofessional Development TELK Paraprofessional Development Day, Topeka, KS 02/2012
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., & Rocha, L.S. Migrant Family Literacy Professional Development Migrant Family Literacy Professional Development for State Migrant Directors and Staff, Wichita, KS 02/2011
Meek, R., Graybill, T., & Chang-Rios, K. Using Accountability Data to Drive Decision Making for Master Tobacco Settlement Monies Evaluation 2013, Washington, DC 10/2013
Brodowski, M., Winkle E., Counts, J., & Skala, J. Alliance for children and families Webinar 09/2013
Eberhart, T. Out with the old, in with the new! Transitioning to the new Kansas Interactive Testing Engine™ (KITE®) System Kansas Common Core: Next Steps Conference 10/2013
Mendez, S., & Hernandez-Castro, A. Dreamer advocacy: Supporting the post-secondary success of undocumented students Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Conference 10/2013
Mendez, S., & Hernandez-Castro, A. Kansas dreamers: Supporting the college success of undocumented students Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism 10/2013
Christopher, F., Christenot, S., & Brazil, A. ELL and bilingual paraeducator workshop Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Conference 10/2013
Christopher, F. But they don't speak english: ELLs and the Common Core Kansas Common Core: Next Steps Conference 10/2013
Brazil, A. Home-school connection Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Conference 10/2013
Chang, M., Ecker, M., & Howarter, S. Transitioning programs to meet new federal evaluation requirments American Evaluation Association 10/2013
Conrad-Heibner, A., & Counts, J. Measuring protective factors: Shared lessons learned November CBCAP PLC 11/2013
Karvonen, M., Broaddus, A. & Ruhter, L. Dynamic Learning Maps™ (DLM) and accessibility Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference 11/2013
Richardson, D., Gartska, T., Biggs, J., & Barton, J. What is MIECHV? The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood home visiting program in Kansas 37th Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect 11/2013
Biggs, J., Richardson, D., Gracy, J., Hess, J., & Barton, J. Follow the yellow brick road with Kansas ECCS and MIECHV: Supporting statewide developmental screenings for children though innovative cross-systems change and collaboration strategies 2014 AMCHP Annual Conference 01/2014
Eason, B., & Johnson, C. Creating the sustainability of critical thinking throughout the arts in Kansas City, Kansas 2013-14 USDE Arts in Education Project Directors Meeting and Evaluation In-Service, Washington, DC 01/2014
Johnson, C., & Eason, B. Evaluation of the impact of music program participation on students’ musical and academic success and school engagement: A Structural equation model of pathways and contextual factors 2013-14 USDE Arts in Education Project Directors Meeting and Evaluation In-Service, Washington, DC 01/2014
Biggs, J., Richardson, D., Joy, M., & Garstka, T. Motivational interviewing (MI) training in the home visiting context: The links between MI training and family outcomes 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, La. 04/2014
Garstka, T., Thompson, B., & Lieberman, A. Building partnerships between child welfare and education: Overcoming data-sharing challenges to advance research, policy, and practice 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, La. 04/2014
Brazil, A., & Campbell-Stuart, M. Equitable communication: Interpreting basics National Migrant Education Conference, San Antonio, Tx. 04/2014
Conrad-Hiebner, A., Counts, J., Campbell-John, L., & Firman, C. Developing a spanish language tool for measuring protective factors; a collaborative project of FRIENDS NRC and the University of Kansas 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, New Orleans, La. 04/2014
Conrad-Hiebner, A., Wallio, S., & Schoeman, A. The influence of caregiver and child age on protective factors within a child welfare setting SSRW 18th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX 01/2014
Loughran, J., & Skorupski, W. Understanding differential item functioning with the General Linear Model NCME, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Richardson, D. & Severin, L. KIDOS – Improving developmental screening for Kansas infants and toddlers Presentation at the 2014 Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference, Wichita, KS 05/2014
Chang, K., Ecker-Lyster, M., & Rutt, B. Developing valid tools using the cognitive laboratory method Paper presented at the Evaluation Network for the Missouri River Basin Annual Conference 04/2014
Chang, K., Ecker-Lyster, M., & Tiemann, G. Enhancing the validity of kindergarten assessments Paper presented at the National Conference on Student Assessment, New Orleans, LA 06/2014
Ecker-Lyster, M. Creating a culture of data use Presentation at the Council for Opportunity in Education Annual Conference, Washington, DC 09/2014
Chang, K., & Ecker-Lyster, M. Enhancing evaluation practices by incorporating systems thinking and collaboration theory Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference, Denver, CO 10/2014
Harvey, K., Sprague-Jones, J., & Taylor, C. Enhancing protective factors in immigrant and refugee families: Development of culturally competent services Workshop presented at the 2014 Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Reed, C., Sprague-Jones, J., & Vuyk, M. A. Early childhood mental health consultation to promote safe, stable, and nurturing relationships Workshop presented at the 2014 Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Broaddus, A., Conrad, Z., Esen, A., & Pardos, Z. Validation of a mathematics learning map using Bayesian network analysis Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Comparison of attribute coding procedures for retrofitting cognitive diagnostic models Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K. Parameter drift methodology and operational testing application Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K., & Marion, S. Common assignment study: A theory of action Annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Chen, F., & Clark, A. K. Exploration of subgroup equating invariance on elementary reading assessments Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K., Ferster, A., & Zhao, F. Understanding the academic profiles of students participating in the AA-AAS: A cluster analysis Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Karvonen, M., & Studt, N. School readiness: Lessons learned during DLM field testing Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, New Orleans, LA 06/2014
Kingston, N. M. Turning theory into reality – How the six state assessment consortia plans changed during development (and may change during implementation) National Conference on Student Assessment, New Orleans, LA 06/2014
Broaddus, A., Conrad, Z., Esen, A., & Shaftel, J. Learning maps: Tools for formative assessment practice Presentation at the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA 04/2014
Broaddus, A., Conrad, Z., Esen, A., Sharma, A., & Walker, S. Developing understanding of fractions as quotients Workshop presented at the Kansas Association of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference, Junction City, KS 10/2013
Barton, J., Biggs, J. M., Garstka, T. A., & Richardson, D. Kansas Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program: Highlights, innovations, and findings Workshop presented at the Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Biernat, M., Biggs, J. M., & Hawley, P. H. Sexist conference climates and their contribution to women’s academic career intentions Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL 05/2014
Biggs, J. M., Cozadd, G., Davis, M., & Neeley, M. Center for Restorative Education: A restorative justice approach with suspended or expelled youth Workshop presented at the Annual Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Biggs, J. M. Statewide home visiting services: Capacity and risk data Presentation at the Kansas Head Start Association Affiliate Program Member Meeting, Salina, KS 10/2014
Armstrong, C. & Biggs, J. M. Understanding community needs assessments Presentation at the Partnering for Health Conference, Kansas City, MO 10/2014
Severin, L. & Sellars, T. Developmental screening benefits ALL families! Presentation at the 2014 Kansas Parent Leadership Conference, Topeka, KS 11/2014
Severin, L. & Richardson, D. Achieving a common agenda for KIDOS Presentation at the Annual Governor's Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Severin, L. & Richardson, D. Achieving a common agenda for KIDOS Presentation at the Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children KAEYC Professional Development Event, Manhattan, KS 10/2014
Severin, L. Achieving a common agenda for KIDOS Presentation at Collaborating for
Quality – Strengthening the Conversation: A joint conference between Kansas Head Start and Child Care Aware® of Kansas, Salina, KS
11/2014
Barton, J. Predictors and effect of service dosage on parental involvement for mothers enrolled in home visiting programs Poster presentation at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA 01/2015
Brand, B. & Dvorak, M. Using student-centered learning & competency-based education in afterschool & summer learning to increase student success Panel discussion at the 2015 Meeting of the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Dallas, TX 01/2015
Brown, E., Cole, J., Conley, K., Dvorak, M., Lang, C., & Ottinger, R. STEM and workforce development: making policy and partnership connections to afterschool Panel discussion at the 2015 Meeting of the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Dallas, TX 01/2015
Dvorak, M., Helminski, U., Lederer, L., Lennon, L., McClintock, M., & Niedzielski-Eichner, N. What's next: Communicating the state of America after 3PM Panel discussion at the 2015 Meeting of the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Dallas, TX 01/2015
Lemon, M., & Martinson, J. Increasing mentorship impact through theory to practice innovations in mentoring youth to thrive Workshop presented at the National Mentoring Summit 2015, Washington, DC 01/2015
Severin, L. Development screening benefits all families Workshop presented at the 33rd Annual Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference, Wichita, KS 03/2015
Willis, R. Bringing out the best in your program Workshop presented at the 2015 National Afterschool Association Convention, Washington, DC 03/2015
Cox, O., Richardson, D., & Severin, L. Kansas Initiative for Development Ongoing Screenings (KIDOS) Workshop presented at the Power Up! Summit 2015, Lawrence, KS 03/2015
Corso, P., Jones, C., & Sprague-Jones, J. The road to good investments: Why it matters to know what works Plenary presentation at the Power Up! Summit 2015, Lawrence, KS 03/2015
Barton, J. Making our efforts count: Data lessons learned from 2014 Plenary presentation at the Power Up! Summit 2015, Lawrence, KS 03/2015
Gillam, R. Hybrid approaches to collective impact Workshop presented at the Region VII and VIII MIECHV and ECCS Forum, Kansas City, MO 04/2015
Severin, L., & Richardson, D. Strengthening community developmental screening referral systems for Kansas infants and toddlers Workshop presented at the Kansas Governor's Public Health Conference, Wichita, KS 04/2015
Gillam, R. Collective impact Workshop presented at the 2015 Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Annual Grantees' Meeting, Washington, DC 06/2015
Counts, J. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs): Translating research into prevention practice Workshop presented at the 2015 Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Annual Grantees' Meeting, Washington, DC 06/2015
Counts, J., & Gillman, R. Collective impact: A deeper dive Workshop presented at the 2015 Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Annual Grantees' Meeting, Washington, DC 06/2015
Edwards, E., & Taylor, E. Cost analysis project review Conference plenary at the 2015 Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Annual Grantees' Meeting, Washington, DC 06/2015
Biggs, J., Sprague-Jones, J. & Wedel, X. The nexus of needs and services: Mapping poverty in Kansas Workshop presented at the 2015 Kansas Conference on Poverty, Topeka, KS 07/2015
Shaftel, J., & Meyer, E. M. Technology-enhanced assessment for students with vision or motor disabilities Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, San Diego, CA 04/2015
Shaftel, J. Accessibility for technology-enhanced items Invited presentation at the Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment Conference, Austin, TX 02/2015
Shaftel, J. Accessibility for technology-enhanced assessments Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, New Orleans, LA 06/2014
Shaftel, J. & Benz. S. A. Accessibility for technology-enhanced assessments Presentation at the Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Wichita, KS 11/2013
Lickvar-Armstrong, C. Kansas STEM mentor initiative training Workshop training for grantees, Topeka, KS 04/2015
Memmott, J., & Eason, B. Evaluating collective impact Workshop/community training: United Way of Harvey County, Harvey County, KS 06/2015
Memmott, J., & Eason, B. Evaluating collective impact Workshop/community training: United Way of Salina, Salina, KS 04/2015
Memmott, J., & Eason, B. Evaluating collective impact Workshop/community training: United Way of Douglas County, Lawrence, KS 01/2015
Byrd-Stadler, G., & Hess, M. Ages and stages questionnaire training Workshop for nurses and doctors, Baldwin City, KS 08/2015
Christenot, S., Brazil, A., & Wilson, M. Building skills and knowledge for cross cultural home visits Workshop for home visitors, Independence, KS 09/2015
Christenot, S., Brazil, A., & Wilson, M. Building skills and knowledge for cross cultural home visits Workshop for home visitors, Kansas City, KS 09/2015
Brumberg, M., & Zinn, M. How to win friends and influence people in 140 characters or less Workshop at the 2015 Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Topeka, KS 11/2015
Rice, L., & Horras, J. Lemonade for life: A practitioner's guide to promoting reslience in families Workshop at the National Parents as Teachers Conference, Dallas, TX 11/2015
Christenot, S., & Wilson, M. Foundations of communicating through interpreters Workshop at the 2015 Governor's Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Topeka, KS 11/2015
Andersen, L., Bechard, S., & Merriweather, K. Equity in science education for students with significant cognitive disabilities through alternate content standards Poster presentation at the 2016 See/Saw Festival, Lawrence, KS 03/2016
Fitzpatrick, J. & Skorupski, W.P. The effect on equating of anchor test structure and length Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2016
Skorupski, W.P. & Fitzpatrick, J. Sampling distributions of cutscores based on panelist accuracy and consistency Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2016
Skorupski, W.P., Zhao, Y., Fitzpatrick, J., & Chen, F. Cutscore Distribution Theory (CDT): A comparison with G-Theory Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Kingston, N. M., & Broaddus, A., Gianopulos, G., & Popovic, Z. Use of learning maps in assessment development Presentation at the Innovations in Testing Conference, Orlando, FL 03/2016
Broaddus, A. Successes and challenges in using learning maps as instructional tools Presentation at the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference, Irvine, CA 01/2016
Andersen, L. Making science accessible to students with significant cognitive disabilities Presentation at the International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Educators, Reno, NV 01/2016
Perie, M., & Eberhart, T. Differential performance on technology enhanced items Presentation at the 9th Conference of the International Test Commission, San Sebastian, Spain 07/2014
Broaddus, A., Swinburne Romine, R., Lawrence, A., & Shipman, M. Alternate assessment for students who are blind or visually impaired Paper presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, San Diego, CA 04/2015
Swinburne Romine, R., Andersen, L., Nash, B., Shipman, M., Ruhter, R., & Lawrence, A. Test development in a learning maps environment Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the International Association for Educational Assessment, Lawrence, KS 10/2015
Swinburne Romine, R., Clark, A. K. & Karvonen, M. Gathering evidence of response processes for alternate assessments (AA-AAS) Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Swinburne Romine, R., & Schuster, J. Moving beyond learning progressions to dynamic learning maps: A validation study of a Dynamic Learning Map English Language Arts section Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Andersen, L., Bechard, S., & Merriweather, K. Equity in science education for SWSCD through alternate content standards Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD 04/2016
Lao, H., & Templin, J. Estimation of diagnostic classification models without constraints: Issues with class label switching Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Swinburne Romine, R., Karvonen, M., & Clark, A. K. Validity evidence to support alternate assessment score uses: Fidelity and tesponse processes Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Karvonen, M., Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Thinking about your audience in designing and evaluating score reports Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2014
Clark, A. K., Templin, J., Bradshaw, L., & Kingston, N. M. Psychometrics in a learning maps environment Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Chen, F., Clark, A. K., & Swinburne Romine, R. Analysis of learning map structure for a dynamic assessment Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Clark, A. K., Karvonen, M., Kingston, N. M., Anderson, G., & Wells-Moreaux, S. Designing alternate assessment score reports that maximize instructional impact Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Whetstone, P. J., Clark, A. K., Joannou Lyon, K., & Bladford, J. Challenges of college for a student with significant disabilities Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Council on Rural Special Education, New Orleans, LA 03/2015
Karvonen, M., & Clark, A. K. Computer-based testing for students with significant cognitive disabilities: Challenges and opportunities in the next generation Presentation at the meeting of the National Conference on Student Assessment, New Orleans, LA 06/2014
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Comparison of attribute coding procedures for retrofitting cognitive diagnostic models Poster presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K. Parameter drift methodology and operational testing application Poster presented at the meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Marion, S., & Clark, A. K. Tools to support the Common Core State Standards: Implementation, impact and next steps for the Literacy Design Collaborative Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Ferster, A. E., Zhao, F., & Clark, A. K. Understanding the academic profiles of students participating in the AA-AAS: A cluster analysis Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Chen, F., & Clark, A. K. Exploration of subgroup equating invariance on elementary reading assessments Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Validation of a cognitive diagnostic model of reading comprehension Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council of Measurement on Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. The effect of item ordering on examinee performance: A synthesis of 60 years of research Paper presented at the meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. The impact of poverty on English language proficiency assessment performance Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Bowen, K., & Clark, A. K. Beginning-reader text complexity: Scale development and best-predictor text characteristics Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Clark, A. K. & Kingston, N. M. Understanding the meaning of slippage and guessing parameters in cognitive diagnostic models Poster presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA 04/2013
Schuster, J. G., Clark. A. K., Mark, C., & Shin, S. Creating the Dynamic Learning Map: Representing how concepts influence language development Poster presented at the Mental Lexicon Conference, Montreal, Canada 10/2012
Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. M. Identifying sources of differential item functioning on an English language proficiency assessment Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL 08/2012
Kingston, N. M. & Clark, A. K. The future of alternate assessment: Preliminary directions and findings of the two common core based alternate assessment consortia Structured demonstration session conducted at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Vancouver, Canada 04/2012
Schuster, J. G., Clark, A. K., Mark, C. A., & Shin, S. Multiple pathways to literacy: The dynamic learning maps alternate assessment system Lecture presented at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, Denver, CO 04/2012
Andersen, L., Bechard, S., & Ruhter, L. Implications of new science frameworks for alternate standards, instruction, and assessment Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, St. Louis, MO 04/2016
Broaddus, A., & Sullivan, M. Examining effects of pictorial fraction models on student test responses Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Chen, F., Templin, J., & Skorupski, W. Evaluation of learning map structure using diagnostic cognitive modeling and Bayesian networks Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Chen, F. Analysis of item difficulty predictors for item pool development Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Chen, J., & Perie, M. Comparability within computer-based assessment: Does screen size matter? Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Chen, J., & Perie, M. Comparability within computer-based assessment: Does screen size matter? Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Clark. A. K., Karvonent, M., & Kingston, N. M. Designing alternate assessment score reports: Implications for instructional planning Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Swinburne Romine, R., Karvonen, M., & Shipman, M. Validity evidence for a writing assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Jiang, Z., & Skorupski, W. A fully Bayesian approach to smoothing the linking function in equipercentile equating Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Qian, H., Trang, K., & Kingston, N. M. A meta-analysis of the predictive validity of Graduate Management Admission Test Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Qian, H., Trang, K., & Kingston, N. M. A meta-analysis of the predictive validity of Graduate Management Admission Test Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Perie, M. & Loughran, J. A passage-based approach to setting cutscores on ELA assessments Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Skorupski, W., Brussow, J., & Loughran, J. Simultaneous evaluation of DIF and its sources using hierarchical explanatory models Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Templin, J., & Sullivan, M. Diagnostic measurement: Theory, methods, applications, and software Workshop training at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Flinders, J., Tiemann, G., Bennett, W., Chang, K., & Ecker-Lyster, M. Local by design: Cultural relevancy in large-scale assessment Presentation at the Culturally Relevant Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) Conference 2016, Chicago, IL 04/2016
Ecker-Lyster, M., Chang, K., Tiemann, G., Flinders, J., & Bennett, W. Enhancing non-cognitive assessments using a performance measurement framework Presentation at the Culturally Relevant Evaluation and Assessment (CREA) Conference 2016, Chicago, IL 04/2016
Broaddus, A. Improving assessment literacy for students, parents, educators, and policymakers with five essential understandings Presentation at the National Council for Supervisors of Mathematics Conference, Oakland, CA 04/2016
Broaddus, A. Examining teachers' learning as they use learning maps to study mathematics Presentation at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Research Conference, San Francisco, CA 04/2016
Karvonen, M., Burton, K., Matthews, D., Gholson, M., & Mayer, T. Actionable alternate assessment score reports: Supporting instruction and high expectations for students with significant cognitive disabilities Presentation at the 2016 Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment, Philadelphia, PA 06/2016
Karvonen, M., Clark, A. K., & Kingston, N. Alternate assessment score report interpretation and use: Implications for instructional planning Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Karvonen, M., Swinburne Romine, R., & Clark, A. K. Validity evidence to support alternate assessment score uses: Fidelity and response processes Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Karvonen, M., & Perie, M. Performance assessments and classroom instruction: Dynamic Learning Maps Consortium perspective Presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Washington, DC 04/2016
Lawrence, A., Karvonen, M., & Wells-Moreaux, S. Accessibility supports and implications for educator decisions Presentation at the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Convention & Expo, St. Louis, MO 04/2016
Karvonen, M., Burton, K., Henke, T., Gholson, M., & Keating, N. Supporting implementation of the Dynamic Learning Maps alternate assessment system: States’ perspectives and lessons learned Presentation at the 2015 Council of Chief State School Officers National Conference on Student Assessment, San Diego, CA 06/2015
Karvonen, M., Zeller, M., & Thompson, J.R. Advances in assessment for children and youth with Intellectual Disability Preconference session at the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY 06/2015
He, D. Accessibility of computerized assessments for students with vision and motor disabilities Roundtable discussion led at the National Conference on Student Assessment, Philadelphia, PA 06/2016
Hall, E., Burket, L., Mezera, D., Smith, S., & Kramer, L. cPass: On the road to career readiness Presentation at the 2015 National Conference on Student Assessment, San Diego, CA 06/2015
Perie, M., Tiemann, G., Kramer, L., Smith, S., & Laurent, B. Designing a multi-stage adaptive assessment Presented at the National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Hall, E., Burket, L., Mezera, D., Smith, S., & Kramer, L. M. B. cPass: On the road to career readiness Presentation at the 2015 National Conference on Student Assessment, San Diego, CA 06/2015
Kim, J. P., Kramer, L. M. B., Lui, J., Oh, H., & Tong, Y. State departments of education and university-based research centers Workshop presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Kramer, L. M. B., Clyne, C., Foster, T., Massey, J., & Stump, S. On the road to career readiness: The cPass assessment Presentation at the National Conference on Student Assessment, Minneapolis, MN 06/2012
Kramer, L. M. B. Dynamic Learning Maps – Infrastructure and hardware Presentation at the Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment Conference, San Antonio, TX 02/2012
Kramer, L. M. B. Dynamic Learning Maps – Assessing speaking and listening Presentation at the Technical Issues in Large Scale Assessment Conference, San Antonio, TX 02/2012
Willis, R., & Dvorak, M. Why afterschool programs matter Presentation at the League of Kansas Municipalities Conference, Overland Park, KS 10/2016
Willis, R., & Dvorak, M. It’s more than reading, writing, and arithmetic… Social and emotional learning – center stage Presentation at the Kansas Out of School Conference, Wichita, KS 10/2016
Grant, J., Braithwaite, M., & Dvorak, M. Investing in prevention through afterschool and juvenile partnerships Presentation at the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Summer Institute, Phoenix, AZ 07/2016
Dvorak, M., Smith, W., & Yamashiro, N. How to tell your afterschool story: Using data to pave a pathway to sustainability Presentation at the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Summer Institute, Phoenix, AZ 07/2016
Dvorak, M., Smith, D., Otto, N., & MacDonald, R. Student centered learning using digital badging Presentation at the National STEM Institute: Cultivating the STEM Continuum, Portland, OR 05/2016
Helminski, U., Wenk, E., Lennon, L., Dvorak, M., Waymer, Z., & Zipes, D. Strategic communications to advance policy Presentation at the National Network Meetings of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Detroit, MI 04/2016
Holland, J., Rich, M., Dvorak, M., & Wood, J. Strategic communications to inform afterschool and summer learning policy Presentation at the National Network Meetings of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Detroit, MI 04/2016
Rinehart, J., Azzarella, T., Garver, S., Gilmartin, S., & Dvorak, M. Afterschool in rural communities: A data driven picture and strategies for support Presentation at the National Network Meetings of Statewide Afterschool Networks, Detroit, MI 04/2016
Yamashiro, N., Dvorak, M., Brown, D., & Shepard, S. Rural afterschool programs: The essentials Presentation at the National Afterschool Association Convention, Orlando, FL 03/2016
Ball, T. C., Biggs, J., & Barton, J. L. Sharing psychology: The discipline’s role in community collaborations Poster presentation at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference, Minneapolis, MN 06/2016
Sprague-Jones, J., Barton, J., & Biggs, J. Empowering non-profits to use cost analysis to demonstrate impact Presentation at the 2016 Kansas Conference on Poverty, Topeka, KS 07/2016
Barton, J. L. The problems, politics, and people of federal investments in evidence-based home visiting Presentation at the Influencing Social Policy’s Policy Conference 2.0, St. Louis, MO 06/2016
Sprague-Jones, J., Biggs, J., & Barton, J. Demystifying cost analysis: Empowering nonprofits to use cost analysis to demonstrate impact Presentation at the Kansas Community Action Program Fiscal Matters Affinity Group, Topeka, KS 08/2016
Sprague-Jones, J., Counts, J., & Firman, C. The protective factors survey: Revising the instrument to better capture families’ growth and change Presentation at the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, Washington, DC 08/2016
Sprague-Jones, J. Developing cost analysis materials for child abuse prevention programs Presentation at the Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse and Neglect, Washington, DC 07/2016
Swinburne Romine, R., & Shipman, M. Instructionally relevant large scale writing assessments for students with significant cognitive disabilities Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Council for Exceptional Children, St. Louis, MO 04/2016
Wang, W., & Loughran, J. Score distances of technology enhanced items Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Wang, W. A Bayesian nonparametric model fit statistic of item response models Paper presented for the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL 04/2015
Wang, W. Comparing through-course and across-year summative assessment growth scores Paper presented for the annual meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Wang, W., Kingston, N. M., Hock, M., Tiemann, G., Davis, M., & Tonks, S. Application of the hierarchical item response model to a computer adaptive test of graded response data Paper presented for the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Im, S., & Wang, W. Response validity of reading motivation adaptive assessment Paper presented for the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA 04/2014
Wang, W., McKinley, R., Kramer, L. M. B., & Kingston, N. M. Validity evidence based on the internal structure of the interim assessment Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC 08/2011
Dvorak, M. Next generation of science assessment Workshop presented at the STEM Afterschool Institute Conference, Silver Spring, MD 02/2017
Lickvar-Armstrong, C., & Lemon, M. An “EPIC” approach to connecting youth & business Presentation at the Mozilla Festival, London, United Kingdom 10/2016
Backer, A., Biggs, J., Palermo, M., Richardson, D., & Garstka, T.A. Implementing Motivational Interviewing in home visiting programs: Impact on home visitor practice Poster presentation at the American Counseling Association Conference, Orlando, FL 03/2015
Boothby, C., Kowald, N., Richardson, D., & Severin, L. Partnerships, strategies and tools to improve and promote developmental screening: An overview of three initiatives Symposium conducted at the 2017 Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs Conference, Kansas City, MO 03/2017
Trimbach, D. Engaging community stakeholders through innovative methods Paper presented at the Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions, Ithaca, NY 12/2016
Willis, R. Telling the afterschool story with data Symposium conducted at the Statewide Afterschool Networks Meeting, Detroit, MI 04/2016
Willis, R. Investing in prevention through partnership with juvenile justice Symposium conducted at the Statewide Afterschool Networks Meeting, Detroit, MI 04/2016
Willis, R. Taking a close look at afterschool in rural America Presentation at the Afterschool for All Challenge, Washington, DC 05/2016
Sprague-Jones, J. Developing cost analysis materials for child abuse prevention programs Presentation at the Federal Interagency Work Group on Child Abuse & Neglect, Washington, DC 07/2016
Sprague-Jones, J., Biggs, J., & Barton, J. Demystifying cost analysis: Empowering nonprofits to use cost analysis to demonstrate impact Presentation at the Kansas Community Action Program Fiscal Matters Affinity Group, Topeka, KS 08/2016
Willis, R., & Lickvar-Armstrong, C. Is STEM Greek to you? Discover the excitement around STEM and the Next Generation Science Standards Symposium conducted at the Kansas Conference on Service and Volunteerism, Wichita, KS 10/2014
Flinders, J., Lickvar-Armstrong, C., Barton, J., Leopold, M., & Naemi, P. Rethinking “space” through the rules of engagement: Collaborative work at CPPR Symposium conducted at the 13th Annual Graduate Research Conference, KU Professionals for Inclusion & Social Justice, Lawrence, KS 02/2017
Lemon, M., Lickvar-Armstrong, C., & Davis, A. An “EPIC” approach to connecting youth and business Symposium conducted at SXSWedu, Austin, TX 03/2017
Wilson, M. Road to the new membership year Presentation at the Sertoma Kansas District Leadership Conference, Topeka, KS 03/2017
Wilson, M. How to support your student to reach their goals Presentation at the Minority Scholarship Workshop, Topeka, KS 10/2016
Wilson, M. Leadership: Developing a high performing team Presentation at the 2016 Big XII Conference on Black Student Government, Lawrence, KS 02/2016
Wilson, M. The road to college Workshop conducted at the Minority Scholarship Workshop, Topeka, KS 10/2015
Counts, J. Getting your own house in order and then taking it to the streets Presentation at the 2016 Child Abuse Prevention and Family Support Conference, Des Moines, IA 04/2016
Adams, L., & Myers, S. Balanced assessment systems for English language arts Presentation at the Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Wichita, KS 10/2016
Adams, L. The Kansas Assessment Program and the transition to the Common Core Presentation at the Kansas Common Core: Next Steps Conference, Holcomb, KS 10/2013
Broaddus, A., & Adams, L. Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium – implications for educators in Kansas Presentation at the Strategies for Educational Improvement: Organizing Schools for Success Conference, Lawrence, KS 06/2011
Buller, J., & Yoder, S. The History of Poverty in America: Looking Back to Move Forward Presentation at the Kansas Conference on Poverty 2017, Topeka, KS 07/2017

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