Andrew Ho is Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is a psychometrician interested in the properties and consequences of test-based educational accountability metrics.  His research has addressed measures of proficiency, growth, value added, achievement gains, achievement gap closure, college readiness, and course completion. He is a member of the National Assessment Governing Board and chair of the HarvardX Research Committee.  

His current projects include developing robust achievement gap measures, improving standards for college readiness, and advancing research in Massive Open Online Courses. Dr. Ho has been a postdoctoral fellow at the National Academy of Education and Spencer Foundation and a recipient of the Jason Millman Promising Measurement Scholar Award from the National Council on Measurement in Education.  He received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and his M.S. in Statistics from Stanford University.