A nomination must include an electronic copy of: (1) a one- or two- page summary of the nature, significance, and impact of the nominee’s contribution to the field of educational measurement from the nominator; and (2) an up-to-date vita of the nominee. Additional supporting documentation is also welcome. Nominations from one year are carried over for consideration for the next award. Updated materials are encouraged for nominees who will be reconsidered. Nominations should be made by an NCME member. The nominator and the nominee agree that the nominee will not simultaneously be a candidate for a similar AERA career award or a candidate for additional NCME awards to be given during the 2022 Annual Meeting.
- Member of NCME at the time of the Award.
- Overall impact of the individual’s contributions to the field through theoretical contributions to measurement methodology, applied research that has influenced the work of many other researchers, insightful analyses that have influence the thought of measurement professional and policy makers, and/or the development of instruments that have set standards of excellence in testing.
- Scholarship in the field of measurement through publications that have material advanced the use of measurement in education and education-related contexts; publications that have had a pronounced effect on measurement practices and research; publications that have significantly advanced the measurement training of teachers, administrators, test developers, and others who use educational measurement in their daily work; and/or publications that have helped to resolve long-standing problems, addressed important social issues, attacked problems that few others have been willing or able to consider, or provided new and critical insights.
- Service to the profession through contributions to professional organizations, including service on committees, editorial committees, editorial activities, and office holding (with particular emphasis on NCME service) and/or through consultation, speaking, advocacy, recruitment, and willingness to accept responsibilities of leadership.
Submit electronic files of all materials by January 7, 2022 to Li Cai (email@example.com), with CC to the NCME Awards Board Liaison Michael Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org) and the NCME management group (email@example.com).