HumRRO News & Updates

Exemplary Professional Practice: Deb Whetzel Wins the Bemis Award

2019-07-18T10:28:18-04:00July 18th, 2019|Press Releases|

We are very excited to share the news that Dr. Deb Whetzel, Manager of HumRRO’s Personnel Selection & Development Program, has won the 2019 Stephen E. Bemis Memorial Award! This honor, bestowed by the International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC), is unique because it celebrates not only the positive and [...]

Developing Accurate and Engaging Work Simulations: Learn How at the 2019 IPAC Conference

2019-07-10T17:16:51-04:00July 11th, 2019|Press Releases|

Are you intrigued by the potential for work simulations to help identify the best people to hire and promote? Do you have a good handle on the best practices around developing, delivering, and scoring employment assessments, but want to take a deeper dive into the fascinating world of simulations? [...]

Meeting the ESSA Guidelines: HumRRO Conducts Rigorous Impact Evaluation

2019-06-25T12:49:41-04:00June 26th, 2019|Press Releases|

HumRRO recently conducted a rigorous quasi-experimental evaluation to examine the impact of Curriculum Associates’ Ready® Mathematics Blended Core Curriculum on student mathematics achievement. Working collaboratively with Century Analytics, the HumRRO team’s findings provided clear evidence that school-level participation in Ready Mathematics Blended Core Curriculum resulted in higher student-level achievement [...]

SIOP President Recognizes Two HumRRO Staff as Exemplary Scientist-Practitioners

2019-05-28T14:23:19-04:00May 28th, 2019|Press Releases|

Rod McCloy and Dan Putka, two of our Principal Scientists, were among the select group of I-O psychologists honored with Scientist-Practitioner Presidential Recognition Awards at the 2019 SIOP Conference. These awards, inaugurated by SIOP President Talya Bauer this year, honor those individuals whose work has had a uniquely significant [...]

Enhancing Teacher Professional Development: Praise for the ASSET Program

2019-05-21T17:17:18-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Press Releases|

Dr. Mark Schneider, Director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), recently offered high praise for a program HumRRO is supporting, which is bringing rigorous, evidence-based professional development opportunities to K-12 educators in the Appalachian region. By deploying cutting-edge technology in a self-paced learning environment, [...]

Think Globally, Act Locally: Continuing Our Service to PTCMW

2019-05-08T10:46:23-04:00May 8th, 2019|Press Releases|

We are very pleased to announce that Angela Lee has recently been elected Secretary of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW). Founded over 40 years ago to provide professional development and networking opportunities to industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists working in the DC area, PTCMW is now one the [...]

HumRRO Wins Coveted “50 Great Places to Work” Award

2019-05-01T16:04:12-04:00April 18th, 2019|Press Releases|

We are thrilled to announce that HumRRO has received one of the DC area’s most coveted awards – the Washingtonian magazine named us one of its "50 Great Places to Work” for 2019! The honorees distinguished themselves by providing meaningful work, generous pay and benefits, great work/life balance, opportunities to [...]

Contributions to the Field: 2019 SIOP Conference

2019-03-14T22:26:48-04:00March 7th, 2019|Press Releases|

Continuing our many contributions to science over the years, HumRRO staff are giving over 25 presentations at the 2019 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Conference at National Harbor, MD on April 4-9, 2019. Our presentations focus on a variety of topics including talent management, assessment, diversity, cyber [...]