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WSSU Professor Named to National Committee

Dr. James Etim

Dr. James Etim

March 9, 2012
    James S. Etim, professor of education in the School of Education and Human Performance at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), has been selected by Educational Testing Service (ETS) to serve on the national advisory committee for pre-professional skills testing for the Praxis 1 Teacher Licensure program.

    Twenty faculty members from universities across the United States and from Guam are represented on the committee.  The group recently met in Princeton, New Jersey to produce a regenerated assessment of the Praxis 1 Exam that tests basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics to be used as an entrance requirement for teacher preparatory programs.  

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