The Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO)
HumRRO has a long, rich history of providing solutions to a variety of challenges, including human capital, educational, training, measurement, survey assessments, and more.
Our staff work with clients to help resolve their “people” issues and improve their human capital management. Through our research, program evaluation, and policy analysis, HumRRO has supported a wide variety of federal and state agencies as well as corporate and nonprofit organizations, and foundations. We are dedicated to excellence in everything we do, drawing on the qualities that have long contributed to our success: competence, objectivity, professionalism, character, integrity, energy, and commitment. We also are committed to understanding and meeting our clients’ needs and expectations, and developing a lasting partnership with them.
Latest News & Updates
Exploring the Use of Cognitive Diagnostic Models (CDMs) in Formative Assessments to Deliver Tailored Student Instruction and Success
Traditionally, states have evaluated student performance using end-of-year summative assessments, which produce cut scores that classify examinees into broad performance categories, such as, “Nearing Proficiency” or “Proficient.” Such classifications indicate what students know and can do, but they do [...]
Evaluating State Education Accountability Systems
Seven years ago, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) went into effect, giving states more flexibility to create individual education accountability plans that address their specific needs. ESSA replaced the No Child Left Behind Act, which took effect in 2002 [...]
Esteemed Educational Assessment Thought Leader Joins HumRRO
Alexandria, Virginia — The Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), an industry leader offering a science-based approach to talent management, education, assessment, credentialing, and program evaluation, is pleased to announce that Steve Ferrara, Ph.D., has joined the organization as a [...]
HumRRO Research Scientists Elected as Officers of the 2023 PTCMW Board
HumRRO is pleased to announce that research scientists, Samantha Elliott, Ph.D., and Emily Rost, Ph.D., were elected as officers of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW) for 2023. Elliott will serve as Recorder for the second year [...]
Key Findings from HumRRO’s Analysis of the Latest SIOP Salary Survey Data
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) recently released its 2022 Salary Survey focused on the latest income and employment-related trends for industrial-organizational psychologists. HumRRO analyzed the data and produced the report, which is available to SIOP members, [...]
Journal of Educational Measurement Special Issue on AI Edited by HumRRO’s David Dorsey and Hillary Michaels
HumRRO Vice President, David Dorsey, Ph.D., and HumRRO Director of Education, Hillary Michaels, Ph.D., leveraged their unique expertise and experience to edit the Fall 2022 Special Issue of the Journal of Educational Measurement. The issue, Validity Arguments Meet Artificial [...]