Jade C. Lee

Affiliate Assistant Professor
Office: Education, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101
Jade Caines Lee


  • Ph.D., Education, Emory University
  • M.A., Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
  • B.A., Stanford University

Research Interests

  • Assessment development and validation
  • Educational equity
  • Fairness in testing
  • Increasing stakeholder participation in assessment design
  • Measurement and evaluation methodologies

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 881: Stats/Inqury, Anal, & Dec Mkng
  • EDUC 882: Intro to Research Methods
  • EDUC 885: Introduction to Assessment
  • EDUC 972: Intro toEducational Evaluation

Selected Publications

Evans, C. M., & Lee, J. C. (2017). Value-added assessment of teacher preparation programs in the United States: a critical evaluation. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 1-21. doi:10.1080/0969594X.2016.1255180

Evans, C. M., Lee, J. C., & Thompson, W. C. (2016). First, do no harm: An ethical critique of student growth measures. In K. K. Hewitt, & A. Amrein-Beardsley (Eds.), Student Growth Measures in Policy and Practice Intended and Unintended Consequences of High-Stakes Teacher Evaluations (pp. 169-188). Springer. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53901-4_9

Covay Minor, E., Desimone, L., Caines Lee, J., & Hochberg, E. D. (2016). Insights on how to shape teacher learning policy: The role of teacher content knowledge in explaining differential effects of professional development. education policy analysis archives, 24, 61. doi:10.14507/epaa.24.2365

L. Bridglall, B., Caines, J., & Chatterji, M. (2014). Understanding validity issues in test-based models of school and teacher evaluation. Quality Assurance in Education, 22(1), 19-30. doi:10.1108/QAE-12-2013-0053

Caines, J., L. Bridglall, B., & Chatterji, M. (2014). Understanding validity and fairness issues in high-stakes individual testing situations. Quality Assurance in Education, 22(1), 5-18. doi:10.1108/QAE-12-2013-0054

Jade, C., & George Engelhard, J. (2012). How Good is Good Enough? Educational Standard Setting and its Effect on African American Test Takers. The Journal of Negro Education, 81(3), 228. doi:10.7709/jnegroeducation.81.3.0228

Clarke Vivier, S., & Lee, J. (n.d.). Because Life Doesn't Just Happen in a Classroom: Elementary and Middle School Teacher Perspectives on the Benefits of, and Obstacles to, Out-of-School Learning. Issues in Teacher Education.