The Center for Applied Linguistics Center for Applied Linguistics The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) offers detailed descriptions of language tests, associated language test publications, and CAL contacts for further information. A well designed site with a lot of information.
Association of Test Publishers Association of Test Publishers The Association of Test Publishers is a non-profit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment, selection, screening, certification, licensing, educational or clinical uses. This site mainly provides organizational information. Pages within this site take a while to load.
American Evaluation Association American Evaluation Association An international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. It offers information on the board, guidelines, publications, a job bank, mailing lists, and Program Evaluation Standards. A simple site, updated infrequently.
Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University Western Michigan University The Evaluation Center is a research center for evaluation in education and human services. For projects pertaining to school evaluation, as well as to evaluation of students, teachers, and administrators, visit the archives of the Center for Research on Educational Accountability and Teacher Evaluation. Abstracts of and access information for its research and technical papers are posted there. Infrequently updated.
National Assessment Governing Board The National Assessment Governing Board The Governing Board is an independent, bipartisan group whose members include governors, state legislators, local and state school officials, educators, business representatives, and members of the general public. Congress created the 26-member Governing Board in 1988 to set policy for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) -- commonly known as the The Nation's Report Card." In November 1997 Congress granted NAGB exclusive authority over development of the proposed Voluntary National Tests (VNT). This well organized site includes information on the NAEP and VNT.