2014

November 21, 2014
NCTM 2014 Regional Conference and Exposition (Houston, Texas)
"Free, Friendly, and More than a Number!"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


July 22-23, 2014
Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (CAMT) 2014 (Forth Worth, Texas)
"Free, Friendly and More than a Number!" "Data Driven Centers"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


March 16-18, 2014
North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education’s 39th Annual Conference (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Data Driven Math Centers
Presenters: Lela Durakovic, Quantile Curriculum Specialist and Sandra Totten, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

March 14-15, 2014
Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Conference (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
"Data Driven Math Centers" "Using Virginia SOL Assessment Results to Target Instruction" "Data Driven Math Stations"
Presenters: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist, Sandra Totten, Quantile Curriculum Specialist and Lela Durakovic, Quantile Curriculum Specialist 


2013

December 4-7, 2013
Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association (Dallas, Texas)
"Student growth in reading illuminates the Common Core text-complexity exposure standard: Raising both bars"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist
Contributors to Research: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist and Dr. Gary L Williamson, Senior Research Scientist

December 4-7, 2013
Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association (Dallas, Texas)
"Development and validation of a novel Spanish word identification assessment, using iPads, as part of a complete whole-to-part model of reading diagnosis"
Presenter: Pelusa Orellana (Chile)
Contributors to Research:  Pelusa Orellana, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, C. Melo and J. Cunningham

December 4-7, 2013
Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association (Dallas, Texas)
"Primary-grade teachers' views of text complexity: An exploratory study"
Presenters: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer, Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate and Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject
Contributors to Research: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer, Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate, Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject, Dr. Ellie E. Sanford-Moore, SVP Research & Development and Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


November 1, 2013
NCCTM (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"One Number to Hear About!" (grades 3-8)
Presenters: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


October 31, 2013
NCCTM (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Data-Driven Math Centers" (Grades 3-5)
Presenters: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist and Sandra Totten, Quantile Specialist 

October 25, 2013
MoonjinMedia & ITL School English Reading Ability Improvement Seminar (Seoul, Korea)
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


August 1, 2013
Taiwan Education Research Association & Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium 2013 (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


July 10-12, 2013
Conference for Advancement of Mathematics Teachers (CAMT) (San Antonio, Texas)
"Open Doors to Formative Processes in Mathematics Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


June 26, 2013
ECS National Forum on Education Policy 2013 (St. Louis, Missouri)
"Closing the Gap in What High Schoolers Read and What College Expects"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder 

June 26, 2013
CLC Leadership Academy (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
"Lexile Overview"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

June 25, 2013
CLC Leadership Academy (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
"Quantile Part 1: Supporting Classroom Instruction with The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics & Quantile Part 2: Using Student Quantile Measures to Inform Differentiated Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price,  Quantile Curriculum Specialist

June 24, 2013
ISTE 2013 (San Antonio, Texas)
"Promoting College and Career Readiness in a Common Core World" 
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


May 31,2013
CCSSO Rural State Chief Meeting (Salt Lake City Utah)
"Supporting Differentiated Instruction in a Common Core World"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

May 17, 2013
National Conference on Common Core Readiness: Assessments (Chicago, Illinois)
Keynote: "Assessment in a Common Core World"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

May 17, 2013
National Conference on Common Core Readiness: Assessments (Chicago, Illinois)
"Transitioning from an NCLB Assesment World to a Common Core World"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

May 8, 2013
Achieve3000® Georgia Common Core Leadership Institute. (Atlanta, Georgia)
"Promoting College and Career Readiness"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

May 7, 2013
Achieve3000® Florida Common Core Leadership Institute. (Orlando, Florida)
"Promoting College and Career Readiness"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Beginning-Reader Text Complexity: Scale Development and Best Predictor Text Characteristics"
Presenter: Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Framing the text-complexity project and identifying beginning-reader texts"
Presenter: Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject
Contributors to Research:  Dr. Elfrieda “Freddy” H. Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Dr. Ellie E. Sanford-Moore, SVP Research & Development and Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Modeling computer-based text characteristics as potential predictors of text complexity using an information-theoretic approach"
Presenter: Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer
Contributors to Research: Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer and Robin Baker, Director Analytical Services

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Using student performance to determine which text variables have the greatest impact on text complexity: Maze substudy"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services
Contributors to Research: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services and Allen Johnson, Research Analyst  

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Predicting text complexity when students read orally for fluency and recall for comprehension"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services
Contributors to Research: Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate and Amy Clark, Research Associate

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"The final text-complexity scale and text-complexity predictors"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist
Contributors to Research: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer and Mary Ann Simpson, Sr. Psychometrician

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Discussant"
Presenter: David P. Pearson

April 27- May 1 2013
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (San Francisco, California)
"Instructional reading level growth of English-language learners over two years, according to initial word-reading ability"
Presenter: Melody Kung, Research Intern
Contributors to Research: Melody Kung, Research Intern and Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist

April 21, 2013
International Reading Association (IRA) Annual Convention (San Antonio, Texas)
"Readability SIG 2013"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

April 13, 2013
2013 Collaborative Beginning Teacher Spring Conference (Morehead City, North Carolina)
"Using Free Free Resources from Quantiles.com to Differentiate Instruction and Raise Achievement"
Presenter: Lela Durakovic, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


March 25-27, 2013
NC 2013 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Exploring Score Reports: READY ELA and Math Assessments"
Presenters: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist and NCDPI (Dan Auman, Mike Gallagher)

March 25-27, 2013
NC 2013 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Maximizing the Match: Students and Text Complexity"
Presenters: Matt Copeland and Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate

March 15, 2013
West Virginia Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Clarksville, West Virginia)
"Driving Through the Formative Processes Using Empirical Data"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

March 13-21, 2013
Pycon 2013 (Santa Clara, California)
"Measuring and Modeling the Complexity of Children's books"
Presenter: Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer

March 12, 2013
Northeast Educational Leadership Academy
NCSU Centennial Campus, (Raleigh, North Carolina)
"Finding Gold! Maximizing the Use of Information on the Mathematics NC EOG/EOC Student Reports"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

March 3-5, 2013
DIBELS Summit (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
"Differentiating Instruction with Lexiles"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services

March 3-5, 2013
DIBELS Summit (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
"Exploring the Complexity of Early and Emergent Texts"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services


February 8-9, 2013
Common Core Institute Assessment Conference (Orlando, Florida)
Keynote "Assessment in a Common Core World"
Breakout Session: "Transitioning from a NCLB World to a Common Core World" 
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

February 7-10, 2013
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Determining Text Complexity: A Comparison of Expert Judgment  and Student Performance"
Presenter: Dr. Kimberly C. Bowen, Lexile Research Associate

February 7-10, 2013
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Artifact Corrected Correlations between theoretical text complexity and empirical text complexity"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

February 7-10, 2013
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Which text characteristics predict beginning reader text complexity?"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist
Contributors to Research: Jeff Elmore, Research Engineer, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate, Dr. Elfrieda Hiebert, President and CEO of TextProject, Dr. Ellie E. Sanford-Moore, SVP Research & Development and Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


January 22, 2013
Lexile Framework for Reading Conference, hosted by Pearson (Cape Town, South Africa)
"Lexile Theory & Application"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

January 17-19, 2013
Rasch Conference (Western Cape, South Africa)
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder 


2012
November 28-December 1, 2012
Annual Meeting of the Literacy Research Association (San Diego, California)
"Is young Latinos' native Spanish oracy related to English-reading growth?"
Presenter: Jackie Relyea, Research Associate
Contributors to Research: S. Garcia, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Jackie Relyea, Research Associate, S. Amendum

November 28-December 1, 2012
American Educational Research Association  (San Diego, California)
"What Does English as a Foreign Language Reading Development Look Like at Different Stages of English Learning: A South Korean Example"
Presenter: Melody Kung, Research Intern
Contributors to Research: Melody Kung, Research Intern, Jackie Relyea, Research Intern, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Ellie E. Sanford-Moore, SVP Research & Development, Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate, H.K. Kim

November 28-30, 2012
VASCD (Williamsburg, Virginia)
"Making Assessment Results Benefit Instruction"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate and Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist


October 27, 2012
Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Lexington, Kentucky)
"Using K-PREP Results to Inform Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist 

October 25-26,2012
NCCTM (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Mathematical Connections: From Counting to Calculus"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate

October 25-26, 2012
NCCTM (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Help Getting to the Core"
Presenter: Sandra Totten, Quantile Specialist and Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

October 20, 2012
2012 PKETA International Conference (Busan, Korea)
"Monitoring Progress in English Reading"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

October 15-16, 2012
Wyoming Math & Science Teachers Conference at Casper College (Casper, Wyoming)
"Using Quantile Measures to Personalize Instruction and Raise Achievement"
Presenter: Tracey L. Brown, Quantile Resource and Curriculum Specialist

October 15, 2012
HUI for Excellence in Education (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Presenter:  Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

October 8, 2012
Coach-Brooke County Schools (Brooke High School, Wellsburg, West Virginia)
"Promoting College and Career Readiness for All Students"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


September 24-25, 2012
AdvancED, WY (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
"Mathematical Connections: From Counting to Calculus"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate


August 31-September 2
International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) Joint Symposium (Jena, Germany)
"A Technology Roadmap for Intangible Assets Metrology"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

August 12-14
International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (Sydney, Australia) 
"Dethroning the stimulus: Learning Oasis and the Lexile Framework for Reading"
Presenter: Andrew Kyngdon, Director, Pacific Rim Operations
Contributors to Research: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology, Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning, Hal Burdick, Senior Psychometrician, Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist, Steve Lattanzio, Research Engineer I

August 8, 2012
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (Jiaxing, China)
"Contrasting Physics and Psychometrics: Units, Laws, Theory and Metrology"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

August 7, 2012
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (Jiaxing, China) 
"Metaphor as a Basis for Unifying the Conception of Measurement Across Physics and Psychometrics"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

August 7, 2012
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (Jiaxing, China) 
"Implementing Causal Rasch Models"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


July 30-August 2, 2012
KIPP National Conference: KIPP School Summit (Orlando, Florida)
"Preparing Students for College and Career Readiness" and "Using MAP Data to Differentiate"
Presenter: Jason Turner Director, Professional Development

July 21-23, 2012
Scholastic National Summer Institute (New Orleans, Louisiana)
"Introducition to the Lexile Framework for Reading" and "Differentiating with the Lexile Framework"
Presenter: Jason Turner  Director, Professional Development

July 18, 2012
Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (Houston, Texas)
"Navigating an Ocean of Filled with Formative Processes" 
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

July 17, 2012
International Progressive MS Collaborative Working Group Meeting (London, UK)
"Causal Rasch Models"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

July 11-14, 2012 
Society for the Scientific Study of Reading Nineteenth Annual Meeting (Montreal, Canada) 
"Text complexity: Toward construct definition and measurement" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder
Contributors to Research: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist

July 9, 2012 
2012 National Forum on Education Policy (Atlanta, Georgia) 
Innovation & Opportunity: Moving the Needle on Student Success
Featured Guest: Anne Schiano, SVP Government Relations

July 6, 2012
KATE 2012 International Conference (Seoul, Korea) 
“Re-interpreting the Gap with The Lexile® Framework for Reading”
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder  


June 20,2012
2012 Forum for Innovative Leadership Conference (Memphis, Tennessee)
"Text Complexity: Common Core and The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development

June 18-20, 2012
Covening of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Literacy Design Collaborative (Atlanta, Georgia)
"Strengthening Literacy Design Collaborative through increased social networking"
Presenter: Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning
Contributor to Research: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology

June 1, 2012
CCSSO Addressing Rural Education Issues: A State Conversation (Kansas City, Missouri)
"Supporting Differentiated Math Instruction in a Common Core World"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


May 17, 2012
Read Kansas Read! (Topeka, Kansas)
Kickoff event for Read Kansas Read!
Featured Guest: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

May 2, 2012
Reading Hall of Fame Presentation at The International Reading Association 57th Annual Convention (Chicago, Illinois)
"Literacy and multilingual learners" 
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist

May 2, 2012
International Reading Association 57th Annual Convention (Chicago, Illinois)
"Text Complexity and the Common Core State Standards: Using Lexile Measures to Gauge College and Career Readiness" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development 

May 1, 2012
Readability Special Interest Group (SIG), International Reading Association (Chicago, Illinois)
"Bending the Text Complexity Curve toward Alignment with CCS: Why Should You Care?"
Presenter: Todd Sandvik, Executive Director of Global Services 


April 27-29, 2012
Beginning Teacher Conference (Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina)
"Using Quantile Measures to Personalize Instruction and Raise Achievement"
Presenter: Tracey L. Brown, Middle School Curriculum Specialist 

April 12-17, 2012
American Educational Research Association (AERA) & National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"A Causal Rasch Model for Understanding Comprehension in the Context of Reader-Test-Task"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder
Contributors to Research: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology, Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning, Steve Lattanzio, Research Engineer I, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Gary L Williamson, Senior Research Scientist, Andrew Kyngdon, Director, Pacific Rim Operations, Hal Burdick, Senior Psychometrician

April 12-17, 2012
National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"Using an understanding of text complexity, reader ability, and tasks to personalize literacy and learning activities"
Presenter: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology
Contributors to Research: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning, Steve Lattanzio, Research Engineer I, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Gary L Williamson, Senior Research Scientist, Andrew Kyngdon, Director, Pacific Rim Operations, Hal Burdick, Senior Psychometrician

April 13-16, 2012
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"Investigating the impact of image support on reading comprehension across multiple grades and types of image" 
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services, and Dr. Robin Baker, Senior Research Associate

April 13-16, 2012
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"Validity of a computer analytic writing ability developmental scale"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist
Contributors to Research: Hal Burdick, Senior Psychometrician, Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology, Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist, Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning

April 13-16, 2012
Reading Hall of Fame Symposium at The American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting(Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"Text complexity: What is it, how is it measured, and after all, why is it important?" 
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist

April 11-12, 2012
International Objective Measurement Workshop (IOMW) (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
"Causal Rasch Models"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-Founder 


March 20-21, 2012
Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools (PREPS)/ Mississippi Association of Partners in Education (MAPE) Conference (Jackson, Mississippi)
"Complexities of text, reader, and making a difference"
Presentor: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology
Contributors to Research: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder, Sean Hanlon, Manager of Technology and Learning, Steve Lattanzio, Research Engineer I, Don Burdick, Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Gary L Williamson, Senior Research Scientist, Andrew Kyngdon, Director, Pacific Rim Operations, Hal Burdick, Senior Psychometrician

March 16-17, 2012
WVCTM (Flatwoods, West Virginia)
"Building Bridges from Teach 21 to Global 21" 
Presenter: Tracey Brown, Quantile Specialist

March 13-14, 2012
Scholastic Literacy Summit (Boston, Massachusetts)
"Common Core State Standards, Text Complexity, & The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development

March 8-9, 2012
Kentucky Center for Mathematics (Lexington, Kentucky)
"How Kentucky Student Score Reports Inform Mathematical Instruction"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate

March 5-6, 2012
AdvancED Wyoming Spring Conference 2012 (Casper, Wyoming)
"Using the Quantile Measure to Inform and Differentiate Mathematics Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

March 5-6, 2012
AdvancED Wyoming Spring Conference 2012 (Casper, Wyoming)
"Finding Gold! Maximizing the Use of Information on the PAWS Student Score Reports"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

March 5-6, 2012
North Carolina Middle School Association (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Engaging Middle School Students in Independent Reading" (Featuring the Lexile Framework for Reading)
Presenter: Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate

March 5-6, 2012
North Carolina Middle School Association (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Finding Gold: Maximizing Information from NCEOG/NCEOC Student Score Report" 
Presenter: Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate, and Tracey Brown, Quantile Specialist

March 5-6, 2012
North Carolina Middle School Association (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Put Quantile to Work in Your Classroom"
Presenter: Tracey Brown and Sandra Totten, Quantile Specialists

March 2, 2012
ePals National Summit (Chicago, Illinois)
"Text complexity: Issues and Educational Implications"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist


February 24, 2012
North Carolina Association for Research in Education(NCARE) (Winston-Salem, NC)
"Mathematics growth towards college and career readiness"
Presentor: Dr. Gary L Williamson
Contributors to Research: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate, Mary Ann Simpson, Sr. Psychometrician  

February 24, 2012
North Carolina Association for Research in Education(NCARE) (Winston-Salem, NC)
"Statewide developmental growth curves in reading and mathematics: A practical strategy to lengthen empirical trajectories"
Presentor: Dr. Gary L Williamson
Contributor to Research: Mary Ann Simpson, Sr. Psychometrician 

February 21-23, 2012
Achieve3000: Fourth Annual Hawaii Literacy Leadership Conference (Maui, Hawaii)
"Key Components of Common Core: The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

February 21, 2012
NELA (Raleigh, North Carolina)
"Principals Supporting Mathematics Teachers with Quantile Measures"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate

February 14-16, 2012
DIBELS Summit (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
"Differentiating Instruction with Lexiles"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services

February 9-10, 2012
Oklahoma Technology Association (formerly Encyclo-media) (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
"Engaging Middle and High School Students in Independent Reading (Featuring the Lexile Framework for Reading)"
Presenter: Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate

February 2-5, 2012
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Developing a Text Difficulty Continuum for Beginning and Emerging Readers"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services

February 3, 2012
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Understanding cognitive growth in an era of high stakes assessment"
Presenter: Dr. Gary L Williamson, Senior Research Scientist

February 2-5, 2012
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Individual Centered Growth"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


January 28, 2012 
Pearson Conference (Fremantle, Australia) 
"Personalized Learning Platforms- Imagine a World Where..." 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder 

January 24, 2012 
Rasch Conference (Perth, Australia) 
"Causal Rasch Models" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

January 23, 2012 
Rasch Conference (Perth, Australia) 
"The Quantile Framework for Mathematics as a Teaching Tool to Guide Mathematics Instruction" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder 


2011

December 7, 2011
Governor's Summit on Literacy: Learn to Read, Read to Learn (Emporia, Kansas)
Featured Guest: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

December 2nd-3rd, 2012
KIPP Humanities Summit (Austin, Texas)
"Putting The Lexile Framework to Use in Your Classroom" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development

December 1, 2011
Annual Meeting of the Literacy Research Association (Jacksonville, Florida)
"A computer-analytic writing ability scale: A validity study"
Presenter: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist
Contributor to Research: Dr. Carl Swartz, Executive Director, Learning Science and Technology

December 1, 2011
Annual Meeting of the Literacy Research Association (Jacksonville, Florida)
"Is oral-English ability related to young Latinos’ English-reading growth?"
Presenter: Jackie Relyea-Kim, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Contributor to Research: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist


November 21, 2011
Indiana Principals Conference (Indianapolis, Indiana)
"Common Core State Standards, Text Complexity, and The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development

November 19, 2011
CCSSO 2011 Annual Policy Forum (Phoenix, Arizona)
"Chief’s Summer Reading Challenge" 
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

November 18, 2011
JALT National Conference (Tokyo, Japan)
"Text Perspectives on English Reading Achievement" 
Presenter: Timothy Klasson, Chief Operating Officer, and Trilby Berger, VP Strategic Partnerships  


October 27-28, 2011
The North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Assessments CAN Inform Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

October 27-28, 2011
The North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Greensboro, North Carolina)
"Using the Quantile Framework for Mathematics to Cross Over to the Common Core Standards"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate, and Tracey Brown, Quantile Specialist 

October 7-8, 2011
Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (Bowling Green, Kentucky)
"A Virtual Visit for Free Resources that Target Instruction"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

October 3-4, 2011
AdvancED Wyoming Fall School Improvement Conference (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
"A New Lens: PAWS Scores DO Inform Mathematics Instruction with Quantile Measures"
Presenter: Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate, and Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

October 3-4, 2011
AdvancED Wyoming Fall School Improvement Conference (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
"Engaging Middle and High School Students in Independent Reading"
Presenter:  Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate

October 3-4, 2011
AdvancED Wyoming Fall School Improvement Conference (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
"Finding Gold: Maximizing Information from PAWS Student Score Report"
Presenter:  Dr. Kim Bowen, Lexile Research Associate, Bethany Hudnutt, Quantile Research Associate, and Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

October 2-4, 2011
Scholastic Book Summit (Orlando, Florida)
"Text Complexity & The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development


September 21, 2011
Presentation to Florida Senate Education Committee, Chairman Senator Wise (Tallahassee, Florida)
"Promoting College and Career Readiness for All Students"
Featured Guest: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


August 31, 2011
IMEKO (Jena, Germany)
"How to Model & Test for the Mechanisms that make Measurement Systems Tick" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

August 14, 2011
International Rasch Measurement (Copenhagen, Denmark)
"How to Model & Test for the Mechanisms that make Measurement Systems Tick" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

August 14, 2011
International Rasch Measurement (Copenhagen, Denmark)
"The Lexile Framework for Reading: Integrating Measurement & Instruction" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


July 25-27, 2011
Scholastic National Summer Institute (Orlando, Florida)
"Utilizing The Lexile Framework for Reading" 
Presenter: Jason Turner, Director, Professional Development

July 18, 2011
The Conference for the Advancement of Mathematics Teaching (Houston, Texas)
"Navigating an Ocean of Filled with Formative Processes"
Presenter: Ruth Price, Quantile Curriculum Specialist

July 13, 2011
Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Symposium (Singapore)
"How to Model & Test for the Mechanisms that make Measurement Systems Tick" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

July 12, 2011
Teacher Workshop (Singapore)
"The Lexile Framework for Reading: Using the Lexile Framework to Support Instruction" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


June 26, 2011
Rasch Expert Group Meeting (Dubrovnik, Croatia) 
"Toward a Theory Relating Text Complexity, Reader Ability and Comprehension" 
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

June 25, 2011
Model Schools Conference (Orlando, Florida)
"Connecting Common Core to College and Career Readiness"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder

June 8, 2011
CCSSO's Addressing Rural Education Issues: A State Conversation (Big Sky, Montana)
"Addressing Summer Loss"
Presenter: Dr. Malbert Smith, President and Co-founder


May 9, 2011
International Reading Association Conference (Orlando, Florida)
"Exploring the Common Core Standards' Approach to Text Complexity" (A panel discussion with Eric Stickney, Danielle McNamara, Tom Gunning, Leon Dreyfus)
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


April 13-16, 2011
American Educational Research Association (AERA) (Vancouver, British Columbia)
"Investigating the impact of image support on reading comprehension across multiple grades and types of image"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services

April 10, 2011
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana)
"Toward a Theory Relating Text Complexity, Reader Ability and Comprehension"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

April 10, 2011
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, Louisiana)
"Is oral-English ability related to young Latinos’ English-reading trajectory?"
Presenter: Sandra Garcia, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Contributor to Research: Dr. Jill Fitzgerald, Distinguished Research Scientist


March 7, 2011
(Washington, D.C.)
"A Vision for Life-Span Reading & Mathematics Measurement"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

March 2, 2011
Florida Department of Education (Tallahassee, Florida)
"Perspectives on Text Complexity in 2011"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder


February 23, 2011
Council of Chief State School Officers 
"Perspectives on Text Complexity in 2011"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

February 22, 2011
Discovery Conference (Silver Spring, Maryland)
"Perspectives on Text Complexity in 2011"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

February 3-6, 2011
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"A Causal Model for Relating Text Complexity, Rader Ability & Comprehension"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

February 3-6, 2011
Pacific Coast Research Conference (San Diego, California)
"Examining the Text Difficulty Continuum and its Role in Preparing Students for Success"
Presenter: Dr. Heather Koons, Director, Consulting and Development Services


January 18, 2011
The National Center for the Improvement in Educational Assessment Conference
"Causal Rasch Models & Growth Trajectories"
Presenter: Dr. Jack Stenner, CEO and Co-founder

January 8, 2011
2011 Special Interest Group (SIG) Conference for Korean Association of Teachers of English (KATE) (Seoul, Korea)
"Lexile Measures: A tool to improve reading in English"
Presenter: Timothy Klasson, Chief Operating Officer, and Todd Sandvik, Executive Director of Global Services