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Lisa Beymer and Evelyn Johnson

By: Sherry Squires   Published 10:20 am / August 22, 2014

Lisa Beymer

Lisa Beymer

Lisa Beymer, lecturer in the Department of Special Education and Early Childhood Studies, has been designated chair for the Graduate Student Issues Committee (GSIC) through the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) for the 2014-2015 school year.

She will coordinate GSIC events, including leading GSIC in reviewing all graduate student paper submission for NCME’s 2015 graduate student poster session.

“We have several other GSIC tasks, and are attempting new outreach events and collaboration with graduate students,” Beymer said. “I also will be working directly with NCME staff and sitting on multiple NCME boards as a graduate student representative.”

Evelyn Johnson, professor in Special Education and Early Childhood Studies and executive director of Lee Pesky Learning Center, also has been assigned as one of

Evelyn Johnson

Evelyn Johnson

the three GSIC faculty advisers from around the country.

Her role includes collaborating with GSIC members in the planning and facilitating of this year’s GSIC events.  She will be providing specific insight to GSIC in the areas of her research expertise, and providing collaborative opportunities between GSIC members, graduate students and other university faculty.