The members of MI’s management team have helped to build an enterprise with a distinguished reputation for excellence while maintaining an award-winning workplace for employees. Under their leadership, MI has steadily and carefully expanded its capabilities to incorporate a full spectrum of assessment-related services. Many of our nearly 400 full-time staff members and thousands of seasonal employees have backgrounds in education and counseling and have taught at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. Qualifications of our executive staff are provided below.
As president and founder of Measurement Incorporated, Dr. Henry Scherich provides the corporate management overview for all of MI’s contractual projects, supervising overall project operations and ensuring that the appropriate company resources are available at all times. Under his leadership, MI has achieved a reputation as the nation’s foremost contractor in the scoring of performance assessments. Since 1980, Dr. Scherich and the MI staff have completed large-scale test development, administration, and scoring projects for more than two dozen state departments of education as well as numerous other projects involving field tests, certification exams, machine scoring and processing, development of instructional instruments, and program evaluation. MI’s extensive corporate capabilities are largely a reflection of Dr. Scherich’s wide ranging interests in all aspects of educational assessment.
Dr. Scherich earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a specialty in Statistics and Measurement from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1975. After earning his doctorate, he worked for the Houghton Mifflin Company as Director of Test Research and Scoring Services and for NTS Research Corporation as Measurement and Data Management Center Director. These positions involved test development, test standardization, research projects, scoring services, Title I evaluations, and special projects. Dr. Scherich has also been a high school teacher and guidance counselor.