in the School of Education at Tel Aviv University, where she heads the Program
for Research, Measurement and Evaluation Methods. Previously, Prof. Nasser-Abu
Alhija was research coordinator for GRE testing at the Educational Testing
Service (ETS) in Princeton, NJ. Her research focuses on the methodology of
measurement and evaluation of achievement as they relate to gender and culture,
evaluation of teachers and teaching and, on the structural validity of testing
Prof. Nasser-Abu Alhija holds a PhD degree in research, evaluation, measurement
and statistical methods from the University of Georgia (US), received in 1997.
Member of the Initiative's Steering Committee, and in the past – member of the
Initiative's committees on 'measurement and evaluation in education',
'diagnosis, assessment and evaluation in early childhood education', 'knowledge
base required for teaching secondary school mathematics' and 'A Proposal to
Revamp Schooling for the 21st Century'.