Andrew Ho

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Accountability
  • Assessment
  • Common Core assessments
  • Data and statistics
  • NAEP
  • Research and methodology
  • Standardized tests

Andrew Ho is a professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research seeks to improve the use of tests in educational research, policy and practice. He has advanced the measurement of proficiency, growth, value added, achievement gains, achievement gaps, college readiness and course completion. He is a member of the National Assessment Governing Board and chair of the research committee for the Harvard University vice provost for advances in learning. His current research addresses measurement of achievement gaps, setting standards for college readiness, and massive open online courses. His “Practitioner’s Guide to Growth Models,” published with Katherine Castellano, is available for free from the Council of Chief State School Officers. He has received the Jason Millman Award from the National Council on Measurement in Education, the Palmer O. Johnson Award from the American Education Research Association, and the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching from Stanford University, where he also earned his doctorate in educational psychology and master’s degree in statistics.