G. Gage Kingsbury, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

G. Gage Kingsbury is a Senior Research Fellow for the Collaborative for Student Growth at NWEA and a psychometric consultant who provides advice and development work in the application of technology to practical assessment situations. Kingsbury designed the first adaptive tests used in educational settings, and helped to design adaptive tests that are currently administered to K-12 students throughout the United States and in a wide variety of international schools. He served as a developer of the ACE standards for computerized adaptive testing and the ATP guidelines for computerized test development and use. Kingsbury has served as the President of the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing. He has also been Associate Editor for the Journal of Computerized Adaptive Testing. He has served as a research fellow for the Hong Kong Institute of Education and has received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Educational Assessment from NATD. Dr. Kingsbury was previously the Vice President of Research at NWEA and he currently serves on technical advisory committees for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the State of Hawaii Department of Education, and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. He also serves as an expert advisor on adaptive testing to NAEP.