Dr. Damian Bebell, for over 20 years, has helped schools and policymakers use data, technology, and empirical research to study and support a wide variety of educational initiatives. As an Assistant Research Professor at Boston College’s Lynch School of Education and Human Development, Damian provides research and evaluation services to help schools evolve their teaching and learning practices, improve formative and summative assessment practices, and better align outcome measures to their broader mission. Damian is a frequent speaker and author of numerous articles, book chapters, as well as The School Mission Statement: Value, Goals, and Identities in American Education (Routledge Press), with Dr. Steven Stemler. Contact Damian.
Dr. Steven E. Stemler is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Education Studies and Co-Chair of the College of Education Studies at Wesleyan University. Steve’s research focuses on the development of innovative methods for assessing core purposes of schooling such as creativity, ethical reasoning, citizenship, and practical intelligence. Steve's publications that have appeared in outlets such as the Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Psychologist, Contemporary Educational Psychology, the International Journal of Cognitive Education, the International Journal of Assessment and Selection, and Intelligence. A past-president of the New England Educational Research Organization, Steve is currently serving as Chair of the American Educational Research Association's Special Interest Group on Measurement and Assessment in Higher Education and also sits on the Advisory Board of Several Organizations. Contact Steve.
Faculty webpage: http://sstemler.faculty.wesleyan.edu