The vision of the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness (CREATE) is improved student learning, development, and achievement in PK-12 schools, institutes of higher education, and other educational settings.
Arlen R. Gullickson is recently professor emeritus of education and emeritus researcher of The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Since 1998, he has served as chair of the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation. His and the Center's work focuses on improving the theory and practice of evaluation.
His writing includes books, chapters, and articles on evaluation. Much of his writing has focused on teacher preparation and practices for evaluation of students and on improving teachers' assessment practices.