About the DRC Psychometric/Research Team
Our accomplished team ensures expert problem solving, strong leadership, proven methods, and solid application of new theory.
When test results are used to help make critical educational decisions that affect the lives of students and their families, it is important for those making such decisions to know that the tests they use are backed by the best research and consultant support possible. DRC’s psychometric/research and consultant team offers unparalleled expertise, experience, and program support. From 30-year veterans to the best new talent in language proficiency assessments, our accomplished team ensures expert problem solving, strong leadership, proven methods, and solid application of new theory.
DRC’s research team leads the language proficiency assessment industry in publications, presentations, contributions to the measurement field, and awards and honors earned. Our team includes doctorate-level research scientists, as well as psychometric statistical analysts and research implementation specialists. DRC works collaboratively with our LAS Links customers to ensure that test score results and interpretations are valid and technically defensible.
DRC’s highly trained Assessment Solutions Consultants provide additional language proficiency support to ensure effective needs assessment, program design, and implementation. Our consultant team offers extensive expertise and training in testing, psychometrics, interpreting assessment results to improve instruction, and communicating about assessment issues with large groups. Our consultants also serve as an information resource on local and national language proficiency policy issues and strategies.