University Designated Centers and Institutes

Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation

Director:  Marianne Perie, Ph.D.

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Dynamic Learning MapsThe Center for Educational Testing & Evaluation (CETE) is a nationally recognized research center specializing in large-scale assessment and online test delivery systems. For more than 30 years, CETE has developed leading-edge testing programs and technology tools including the Kansas Assessment Program, Dynamic Learning Maps™, Alaska Measures of Progress, Kansas Writing Instruction and Education Tool®, Career Pathways Assessment System™, Adaptive Reading Motivation Measures, and the Accessibility for Technology Enhanced Assessments project. Many of these projects involve working with multiple states, including up to 19 states for Dynamic Learning Maps alone.

CETE has worked with the State of Kansas for three decades to provide Kansas schools with a variety of assessment services. Through its partnership with the Kansas State Department of Education, CETE offers computerized assessments to all 286 Kansas school districts using computer-testing software designed by Agile Technology Solutions.


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