The mission of Women in Measurement is to advance gender and racial equity in educational measurement leadership. We amplify the diverse voices of all women and provide structures of support for career advancement.
The vision of Women in Measurement is to serve as the epicenter for empowering women in educational measurement.
Women in Measurement, Inc. hosts a number of initiatives aimed at advancing the careers of women in educational measurement, with particular focus on supporting women of color in our field.
Connect directly with women leaders in our field. Our mentoring program is designed to support women at all stages of their careers.
Coordinated sessions at professional conferences related to the intersection of women’s issues, race, and educational measurement.
Join us at our annual reception for conversation and networking with women in our field. Our Leadership Award is also presented at this event.
Susan is the Principal Consultant for Lyons Assessment Consulting where she works at the intersection of educational measurement and social justice. She partners with clients to provide thought leadership, design systems, lead research, and offer technical advice that leverages the power of assessment to create a more equitable future. Current clients include states, school districts, non-profits, and testing companies. In addition to her consulting work, Susan teaches at Boston College.
Tameka L. Payton
Chief Operating Officer
Tameka L. Payton, Ph.D. is the founder and chief executive officer of Psychometric Solutions where she is responsible for steering its people and programs towards the company’s vision, which is to empower organizations with accurate, fair, and inclusive assessments and programs that reflect the diverse communities they serve. Under Dr. Payton’s leadership, the organization creates, manages, and evaluates assessments, programs, and policies that advance special populations, including persons with disabilities, returning citizens, and youth involved in the criminal justice system.
Chief Strategy Officer
Fiona is the Senior Advisor for Equity and Transformation at Cognia. Fiona has extensive experience in leadership, education management and improvement for educational systems. Her expertise includes school quality, urban education, equity in STEM, and strategic planning. At Cognia, Fiona has been influential in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion as guiding principles in delivery services within the assessment division.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vice President of Research and Measurement Sciences, Educational Testing Service & Professor Emerita
Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia
CEO & Chief Scientist, edCount, LLC.
Vice President, Psychometrics, Scoring & Testing Services, Pearson
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts
Director of Evaluation, Center for Educational Assessment, & Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Education at the University of Massachusetts
Senior Vice President, Assessment Operations, NBME