Professor Jamal Abedi, an internationally respected scholar in area of educational testing and assessment, has been selected for a 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award by the National Association of Test Directors. He was nominated by Dr. Zollie Stevenson of the U.S. Department of Education.
Specializing in educational and psychological assessments, Jamal Abedi’s research focuses on testing for English language learners and issues concerning the technical characteristics and interpretations of these assessments. Abedi is the author of many publications in the assessment of and accommodations for English-language learners. He is on the advisory committees for several major assessment organizations and advises a number of states on testing for English learners and children with disabilities.