April L. Zenisky is Research Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Research, and Administration in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Director of Computer-Based Testing Initiatives in UMass’ Center for Educational Assessment (CEA). Her primary responsibilities at the CEA involve project management and operational psychometrics for the MAPT computer-based tests used in adult education programs in Massachusetts as well as assessment training. April’s main research interests include score reporting, technology-based item types, and computerized test designs. Her collaborative work on score reporting with Ronald K. Hambleton has advanced best practices for report development relative to both individual and group reporting and has explored emerging strategies for online reporting efforts.
Research Associate Professor and Director of Computer-Based Testing Initiatives
Massachusetts NRS Assessments