The following external organization websites may provide helpful information to guide your research:
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
A national research society concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and evaluation and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results.
Association of Test Publishers (ATP)
A non-profit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment, selection, screening, certification, licensing, educational or clinical uses.
Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR)
A resource for entities and individuals involved in licensure, non-voluntary certifications and registrations of regulated occupations and professions.
Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)
A non-profit organization that provides educational, networking and advocacy resources for the credentialing community.
International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT)
The IACAT is a tax-exempt nonprofit professional and scientific organization intended to promote adaptive testing.
International Test Commission (ITC)
ITC is an association of national psychological associations, test commissions, publishers and other organizations committed to promoting effective testing and assessment policies and to the proper development, evaluation and uses of educational and psychological instruments.
National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
A professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing and other aspects of educational measurement.