SRI International in Menlo Park has named Howard T. Everson co-director for assessment research in education.
He will work with Geneva Haertel, assessment research director, to design and develop technology-based student assessments for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects. Among his responsibilities, he will help lead studies of the validity of learning assessments within online games and other digital learning environments, SRI said.
Mr. Everson directed research for the College Board and the National Assessment of Educational Progress Statistical Services Institute. He has been a psychology professor and director of the Center of Advanced Study in Education at the City University of New York.