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

  • Join HumRRO at SIOP 2023!

HumRRO Heads to Beantown for SIOP 2023!

April 6th, 2023|Giving Back, HumRRO News|

HumRRO is excited to showcase our thought leadership at the 38th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference being held in Boston April 19-22 at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. As part of HumRRO’s ongoing [...]

Exploring the Use of Cognitive Diagnostic Models (CDMs) in Formative Assessments to Deliver Tailored Student Instruction and Success

March 23rd, 2023|HumRRO Blogs|

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

Evaluating State Education Accountability Systems

February 28th, 2023|HumRRO Blogs|

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 [...]

  • Headshot photo of Steve Ferrara with text "HumRRO welcomes Steve Ferrara as Principal Scientist!"

Esteemed Educational Assessment Thought Leader Joins HumRRO

January 18th, 2023|HumRRO Press Releases|

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 [...]