Denis Jarvinen, Ph.D

Denis founded Strategic Measurement and Evaluation, Inc in 2006 with the goal of providing customized assessment solutions and enhancing the assessment literacy of clients.

Denis oversees the strategic vision for the company by identifying project priorities and supporting the growth of SME’s highly-skilled project managers.

Denis began his professional career in 1994 with MetriTech, Inc., a company specializing in large-scale assessment projects. In that position, he led a variety of successful projects involved with the development, scoring, and analysis of educational and psychological assessments.

Denis received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Purdue University in 1994 with a dual specialization in Measurement and Evaluation and Personality/Motivation Psychology.

Denis and SME regularly support local charities and educational organizations. He especially appreciates the chance to travel with his family and to work on his photography hobby.

Denis is a member of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), the American Educational Research Association (AERA), and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

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