Professional Services

MI’s wealth of experience spanning the entire testing universe allows us to draw on a set of core competencies and a talented and experienced team of professionals to create a customized mix of services designed to meet your specific needs.

Program Evaluation & School Improvement

For more than 30 years, MI Program Evaluation and School Improvement Services has been helping clients to advance their practice through high-quality research and evaluation, measurement, data management, and professional development and technical assistance. We offer our clients a team of talented and experienced professionals with deep content expertise, a thorough understanding of research methodology, and the ability to apply innovative strategies to help bring about meaningful change. We have completed more than 2,000 projects, adhering to the highest standards of quality. Our high-level work has enabled us to build a solid reputation for excellence with our clients and a distinguished track record of success.

Program Evaluation

Over the past three decades, MI has provided clients with exceptional program evaluation services across a wide range of projects. We are known for the technical rigor of our work as well as for generating creative yet practical solutions to pressing problems. Whether it is evaluating new programs, conducting statewide survey research, or disseminating resources and information on diverse topics, we offer objective, accurate, and sound information that clients can trust.

School Improvement Services

MI staff and consultants assist school districts with planning and implementing new initiatives and developing their capacity to create and sustain meaningful change. We assess the needs of our clients and provide a continuum of services—tiered technical assistance—to meet those needs. We deliver flexible and adaptable assistance through onsite consultation, training workshops, conferences, how-to booklets, Web resources, and Web seminars.


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Professional Development

A higher degree of training for the teachers leads to greater results for the students. In the area of Professional Development, we instruct educators on assessment practices so they can better prepare students and improve on their own teaching techniques.

Measurement Incorporated has worked closely with state departments of education and other clients to provide large-scale staff development opportunities to teachers and other employees. Led by our experienced leaders, our programs are personalized and use a variety of technologies to enhance the learning experience.

Our Professional Development Programs utilize a range of media and approaches, including DVD/CD-based training modules, Web-based training modules, and face-to-face training.


Led by an experienced educator, this face-to-face program tackles assessment topics including: Item Development, Performance Item Scoring, Test Administration, and Score Interpretation. Our presentations demystify assessments and promote more effective teaching and learning in the classroom.

Web-Enabled Multimedia

Our award-winning professional development software has all the attributes of the live workshops and delivers an enjoyable and effective professional development training program.

Case Studies

  • Connecticut State Department of Education
  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • Ohio Department of Education


Training videos depict performance-training sessions with rubrics, anchor papers, and practice tests. MI's multimedia software has delivered hundreds of videos to teachers in thousands of schools. The multimedia engine can deliver model lesson videos and also video and audio stimuli that function as assessment items.

Case Studies

  • Illinois State Board of Education
  • Ohio Department of Education
  • Texas Education Agency

Distance Learning

Presented live via satellite, through Web seminars, and via teleconferencing, MI provides the opportunity for distance learners to gain the benefit of a live training workshop.

Case Studies

  • Arkansas Department of Education
  • New York State Education Department
  • Utah State Office of Education

Our expertise with performance assessments and new technologies brings the best of live assessment workshops to any client's state. As the national leader in scoring performance assessments, MI understands the critical link between assessment, curriculum, and instruction. Our experience using technology to provide in-service activities for teachers is unparalleled in the industry.


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Certification & Licensure

At Measurement Incorporated and Measurement Research Associates (MRA), a division of Measurement Incorporated, every project is unique. We begin with a proven methodology for assessing your specific needs and requirements and design a roadmap for achieving your goals. Then we build a custom solution based on best practices that have been refined over our 30 year history in large-scale, high-stakes assessment. The result is a program that meets your needs precisely.

We offer the same high-quality, high-stakes test development and delivery expertise to corporations and certification bodies as the educational institutions we serve throughout the nation. Measurement Incorporated is a recognized leader and active participant in the professional certification and licensure industry. We continue to build on our reputation of quality and outstanding service to clients by offering the flexibility, reliability, and accountability which is necessary to build a quality program and a valid and reliable certification assessment.


In addition to the reputation for excellence Measurement Incorporated has achieved in the field of educational assessment, we also have a depth and range of experience in the area of professional certification and licensure exam development and delivery.


MI is committed to accuracy and project responsibility at every juncture, which is a significant factor over the years in our being chosen to provide services to the Association of Equipment Management Professionals, the Association of American Medical Colleges, Duke University, Educational Records Bureau, LearningExpress, the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, the North Carolina Association of Educators, and the Professional Meeting Planners Network.


As a midsize, full-service testing firm, we are large enough to provide a broad set of testing services and experiences, yet small enough to ensure the personal involvement of our senior executives and staff. We are flexible in designing unique, highly customized programs at fair and reasonable prices. MI’s experts view collaboration and customization as essential to building successful testing programs which ultimately serve the unique demands of each client’s candidate population.

We are available to assist you in creating or improving your certification or licensure program in a number of different ways such as:

  • Job task/practice analysis
  • Test design and development
  • Item writing and review
  • Client staff development
  • Technical support
  • Program management
  • Exam delivery
  • Standard setting
  • Computerized scoring or handscoring
  • Multimedia production
  • Item and test analyses
  • Registration processes
  • Pilot development and field testing
  • Program consulting
  • Online and paper-based testing


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