Gregory Cizek
Professor of Educational Measurement and Evaluation

P-12, Higher Ed

  • Academic standards
  • Accountability
  • ACT
  • Advanced placement
  • Assessment
  • Cheating
  • Common Core
  • Common Core assessments
  • Educational standards
  • Grade inflation
  • Grading
  • Homeschooling
  • NAEP
  • Placement tests
  • Research and methodology
  • SAT
  • Standardized tests

Gregory J. Cizek is professor of educational measurement and evaluation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His scholarly interests include standard setting, validity, test security and testing policy. He is editor of the “Handbook of Educational Policy” (1999) and “Setting Performance Standards” (2001, 2012); co-editor of the “Handbook of Formative Assessment” (2010), and author of “Detecting and Preventing Classroom Cheating” (2003), “Addressing Test Anxiety in a High-Stakes Environment” (with S. Burg, 2005), “Standard Setting: A Practitioner’s Guide” (with M. Bunch, 2007), and other works. He provides expert consultation on testing programs and policy as a member of the National Assessment Governing Board and an advisory panel for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. He has held leadership positions in the American Educational Research Association and is past president of the National Council on Measurement in Education. Cizek has also worked on test development for a statewide testing program and served as an elected member of a local board of education. He began his career as an elementary school teacher.