Suzanne Lane is a Professor in the Research Methodology Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research and professional interests are in educational measurement and testing, with a focus on technical and validity issues in large scale assessment programs and the effectiveness of education and accountability programs. Her work is published in journals such as the Journal of Educational Measurement, Applied Measurement in Education, and Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. She was the President of NCME (2003-2004), Vice President of Division D of AERA (2000-2002), member of the AERA, APA, and NCME Joint Committee for the Revision of the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (1993-1999), and member of the Management Committee for the next revision of the Standards (2006-2015). She has served on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Educational Measurement, Applied Measurement in Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Researcher, and Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. She has also served on a number of technical advisory committees for the College Board, ETS, PARCC, U.S. Department of Education’s Evaluation of NAEP, U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top Technical Review Panel ,NCEO as well as for several state assessment and accountability programs (DE, KY, NJ, NY, PA, TN, TX).