Founding Principal

Stuart Kahl co-founded Measured Progress as Advanced Systems in Measurement and Evaluation, Inc. in 1983, serving as vice president during the company’s first fourteen years and as chief executive officer from 1998 to 2011. A former elementary and secondary teacher, Dr. Kahl earned degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Colorado. Prior to co-founding his company, he worked for the Education Commission of the States, the University of Colorado, Clark University, and RMC Research Corporation.

With 35 years of experience in large-scale assessment, Dr. Kahl is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and serves as a technical consultant to various education agencies. He regularly publishes research papers and commentaries on current issues and trends in education. His recent interests include assessment literacy and curriculum-embedded performance assessment. The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) awarded Dr. Kahl the 2010 ATP Award for Professional Contributions and Service to Testing.