Suzanne Lane
Faculty

Suzanne Lane is a Professor in the Research Methodology Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and professional interests are in educational measurement and testing, with a focus on technical and validity issues in large scale assessment programs and the effectiveness of education and accountability programs. Her work is published in journals such as the Journal of Educational Measurement, Applied Measurement in Education, and Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. She was the President of NCME (2003-2004), Vice President of Division D of AERA (2000-2002), member of the AERA, APA, and NCME Joint Committee for the Revision of the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (1993-1999), and member of the Management Committee for the next revision of the Standards (2006-2015). She has served on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Educational Measurement, Applied Measurement in Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Researcher, and Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. She has also served on a number of technical advisory committees for the College Board, ETS, PARCC, U.S. Department of Education’s Evaluation of NAEP, U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top Technical Review Panel ,NCEO as well as for several state assessment and accountability programs (DE, KY, NJ, NY, PA, TN, TX).

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

Research on the Effectiveness of a remote coaching model

2012 - 2014

Research/Evaluation of the Teacher Evaluation Project for the Pennsylvania Department of Education

2012 - 2013

Recent Publications

Lane, S. & Zhang, Y.* (2018). Psychometric considerations for music performance assessments. In T. Brophy (Ed.) Oxford Handbook on Assessment Policy and Practice in Music. Oxford University Press
Lane, S. (2017). The value of response process studies to evaluate score meaning. In K. Ercikan & J.W. Pellegrino (Eds.), Validation of Score Meaning for the Next Generation of Assessments, (pp. 138-145). New York: NY. Routledge
Lane, S. & Iwatani, E. (2016). Design of Performance Assessments in Education. In S. Lane, M.R. Raymond, & T.M. Haladyna (Eds.). Handbook of Test Development (2nd ed.) (pp. 274-293. New York: Routledge.
S. Lane, M.R. Raymond, & T.M. Haladyna (Eds.). Handbook of Test Development (2nd ed.) (pp. 274-293. New York: Routledge.
Lane, S. Raymond, M.R., and Haladyna, T.M. (2016; Eds.). Handbook of Test Development (2nd ed.). Routledge.
Lane, S. (2016). Performance assessment and accountability: Then and Now. In C. Wells & M. Faulkner-Bond (Eds). Educational Measurement: From Foundations to Future (pp. 356-372). New York: Guilford.
Suzanne Lane

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5916 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-648-7095
sl@pitt.edu