Carol Parke

Associate Professor
School of Education
Department of Foundations and Leadership

412C Canevin
Phone: 412.396.6101


Ph.D. Research Methodology, University of Pittsburgh
M.A. Mathematics/Statistics, University of Pittsburgh
B.S. Secondary Math Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Carol S. Parke is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership at Duquesne University.  Her research interests are in large-scale assessment and mathematics education.  Her projects include: a) studying multiple indicators of mathematics achievement in high school, b) examining the consequential validity of a state performance assessment, c) examining the alignment between state content standards, state assessments, and classroom practices in mathematics and science, and d) assisting school and district personnel in using their longitudinal student data to answer questions and inform decision-making.  Her work has been published in both research and practitioner journals in measurement, assessment, math education, and statistics.  She is also active in several national professional organizations.  She was the program co-chair for an annual conference of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and has a math assessment book published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).

Courses Taught

Statistics 1

Statistics 2

Statistics 3

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Research Methods and Design

Educational Measurement


2005    Duquesne University Creative Teaching Award, Duquesne University

2001    Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Education, West Virginia University

1997    Student Research Award, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Affiliations

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)