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2012 Videos and Presentations

Inaugural Conference

The inaugural conference was held from March 28-29, 2012 at the Cowin Center at Teachers College, Columbia University. Sessions 1-3 were co-sponsored by Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Teachers College. Session 4 was sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Teachers College. The conference was co-organized by Madhabi Chatterji (TC), Eugene Gonzalez (ETS), and Alina von Davier (ETS).

 
Opening Ceremony/Introduction: Video
John P. Allegrante (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Susan Fuhrman (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Ida Lawrence (Educational Testing Service)
Madhabi Chatterji (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Validity, Fairness, and Testing: Video
Michael Kane (Educational Testing Service)
Edmund W. Gordon (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Sébastien Georges (Centre international d'études pédagogiques)
Kadriye Ercikan (University of British Columbia)
Alina Von Davier (Educational Testing Service)
Models of Teacher Evaluation and School Accountability Around the World: Video
Adrie Visscher (University of Twente)
Aaron Pallas (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Drew Gitomer (Rutgers University)
Jakob Wandall (Independent Consultant, Denmark)
Haniza Yon (MIMOS, Berhad)
Validity Issues in International Large-Scale Assessments: Video
Michael Feuer (George Washington University)
Hans Wagemaker (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement)
Eduardo Backhoff (Universidad Autónoma de Baja California)
Robert Laurie (New Brunswick Ministry of Education)
Val W. Plisko (retired – The National Center for Education Statistics)
Bringing the Validity Conversations Home: When Education Measures Go Public: Video
Eva L. Baker (University of California – Los Angeles)
Panel Discussion: Nicholas Lemann (School of Journalism, Columbia University), David M. Steiner (City University of New York and former New York state Education Commissioner), David M. Steiner (City University of New York and former New York state Education Commissioner), Kevin Weiner (University of Colorado at Boulder), Leo Casey (United Federation of Teachers, New York City), Jeffrey Henig (Teachers College, Columbia University) and Eva L. Baker (University of California – Los Angeles). Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Closing Ceremony:  Video
Thomas James (Teachers College, Columbia University)
W. Warner Burke (Teachers College, Columbia University)

Conversations on Validity 2012