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Emeritus Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles

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James Popham is Emeritus Professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He has spent most of his career as a teacher, largely at UCLA, where for nearly 30 years he taught courses in instructional methods for prospective teachers and graduate-level courses in evaluation and measurement. At UCLA he won several distinguished teaching awards, and in January 2000, he was recognized by UCLA Today as one of UCLA's top 20 professors of the 20th century.

In 1968, Popham established IOX Assessment Associates, a research and development group that created statewide student achievement tests for a dozen states. In 2002, the National Council on Measurement in Education presented him with its Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement. He is a former president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the founding editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, an AERA quarterly journal. In 2006, he was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the National Association of Test Directors. In October 2009, he was appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the National Assessment Governing Board, the policy-setting group for the National Assesment of Educational Progress.

Popham is the author of more than 30 books, 200 journal articles, 50 research reports, and nearly 200 papers presented before research societies. His most recent books are Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know, 7th ed., Mastering Assessment, and Assessment for Educational Leaders; Evaluating America's Teachers: Mission Possible?, Everything School Leaders Need to Know about Assessment, and The ABCs of Educational Testing: Demystifying the Tools That Shape Our Schools; The Truth About Testing, Test Better, Teach Better, Transformative Assessment, Instruction that Measures Up, and Transformative Assessment in Action, ASCD; America's "Failing" Schools; and Unlearned Lessons.

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The Truth About Testing: An Educator's Call to Action

The Truth About Testing: An Educator's Call to Action

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  • Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know

    The presentation shall cover fundamental concepts and processes of educational testing that will influence teachers’ hour-to-hour instructional decisions, highlighting the exponential increase in the importance of educational assessment in an era of common core state standards, national assessment consortia, and teacher-evaluations based on students’ test scores.

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W. James Popham

Emeritus Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles

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W. James Popham Biography

James Popham is Emeritus Professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He has spent most of his career as a teacher, largely at UCLA, where for nearly 30 years he taught courses in instructional methods for prospective teachers and graduate-level courses in evaluation and measurement. At UCLA he won several distinguished teaching awards, and in January 2000, he was recognized by UCLA Today as one of UCLA's top 20 professors of the 20th century.

In 1968, Popham established IOX Assessment Associates, a research and development group that created statewide student achievement tests for a dozen states. In 2002, the National Council on Measurement in Education presented him with its Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement. He is a former president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the founding editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, an AERA quarterly journal. In 2006, he was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by the National Association of Test Directors. In October 2009, he was appointed by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to the National Assessment Governing Board, the policy-setting group for the National Assesment of Educational Progress.

Popham is the author of more than 30 books, 200 journal articles, 50 research reports, and nearly 200 papers presented before research societies. His most recent books are Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know, 7th ed., Mastering Assessment, and Assessment for Educational Leaders; Evaluating America's Teachers: Mission Possible?, Everything School Leaders Need to Know about Assessment, and The ABCs of Educational Testing: Demystifying the Tools That Shape Our Schools; The Truth About Testing, Test Better, Teach Better, Transformative Assessment, Instruction that Measures Up, and Transformative Assessment in Action, ASCD; America's "Failing" Schools; and Unlearned Lessons.

W. James Popham Videos

  • UP SOED Oct 2013 ELN Symposium: Dr. W. James Popham ...
  • Popham - Assessment bias.mp4 - YouTube
  • Inside the Academy: W. James "Jim" Popham - YouTube

W. James Popham Books

W. James Popham Speaking Topics

  • Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know

    The presentation shall cover fundamental concepts and processes of educational testing that will influence teachers’ hour-to-hour instructional decisions, highlighting the exponential increase in the importance of educational assessment in an era of common core state standards, national assessment consortia, and teacher-evaluations based on students’ test scores.

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  • How to book W. James Popham?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like W. James Popham for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for W. James Popham, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for W. James Popham or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book W. James Popham?

    Booking fees for W. James Popham, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire W. James Popham, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for W. James Popham?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like W. James Popham for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book W. James Popham for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent W. James Popham or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for W. James Popham or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

W. James Popham is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book W. James Popham for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. W. James Popham generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Carol Geary Schneider, Doug Lemov, Kenneth Shelton, Lisa Delpit and Carol A. Tomlinson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling W. James Popham for an upcoming event.

W. James Popham Speaker Videos

  • UP SOED Oct 2013 ELN Symposium: Dr. W. James Popham ...
    Popham - Assessment bias.mp4 - YouTube
  • Inside the Academy: W. James "Jim" Popham - YouTube

W. James Popham Speaking Topics

  • Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know

    The presentation shall cover fundamental concepts and processes of educational testing that will influence teachers’ hour-to-hour instructional decisions, highlighting the exponential increase in the importance of educational assessment in an era of common core state standards, national assessment consortia, and teacher-evaluations based on students’ test scores.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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