ACS is heading to Philadelphia this week for the 2024 NCME Conference!

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ACS is heading to Philadelphia this week for the annual NCME Conference!

In addition to Susan’s participation as a 2024 NCME Board of Director member, we are excited to share the upcoming presentations that ACS will be participating in.

 Friday, April 12, 2024

Susan & Kelley

Credentialing Paper Session on “Assessing Complex Reasoning Through the Design and Development of a Credentialing Program”.

10:05 – 11:05 AM

National Strength and Conditioning Association Credentialing programs are continually challenged to build examinations that evaluate whether candidates can perform job tasks related to professional judgments and evaluations. This presentations details how one program worked towards this goal by implementing a multidimensional framework of professional expectations to develop items designed to measure these higher-order thinking tasks.


Chad & former ACS Intern Sarah Alahmadi

GSIC Poster Session I

Graduate Electronic Board Session: Priors and Evidence: Introducing Bayesian Reasoning to Standard Setting

11:25 am to 12:25 pm

Setting performance standards is critical for the validity of the intended interpretation and use of

test scores. Various qualitative concerns with current standard setting methods have been raised

by measurement and content experts. We propose a new approach applying the mathematics and

reasoning of Bayes’ Theorem to standard setting.


Saturday, April 13, 2024

Chad is moderating the “Pipeline Trends in Certification and Licensure: Psychometric Implications” Organized Discussion

3:05 to 4:35 pm


Sunday, April 14, 2025

Susan will be the discussant for the following paper session: Alignment and Standard Setting: Interrogating Methodologies in Support of Instructional Utility

9:35 to 11:05 am 

Chad will be the discussant for the following paper session: Medical and Credentialing Test Applications

1:15 to 2:45 pm


For detailed information on the presentations, please visit the button link below and click on the specific session.

We look forward to catching up with everyone and hope you can join us at these sessions!