Dr. James P. Van Haneghan is the Director of Assessment and Evaluation for the College. He is also a Professor in the Department of Professional Studies in the College of Education. He is a member of the American Educational Research Association, The American Evaluation Association, The American Psychological Association, and the Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability, and Teacher Evaluation. He has over 10 years experience as an evaluator. In 2003, he participated in the Project MTS Summer Evaluation Institute conducted by the Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University. Along with interests in assessment and evaluation, Dr. Van Haneghan has interests in cognition and learning, mathematics education, motivation, and the education of children placed at risk.