Professional Bio

Education
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Ph.D., Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods (QQPM), 2008, Barbara S. Plake Scholarship received throughout doctoral studies
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Nebraska 2001, AICPA 2000
  • Queen's University at Kingston, Canada - Master of Business Administration, 1998
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants - in depth tax course completed in 1992
  • Chartered Professional Accountant of Canada (CPA), formerly Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountant (CA) - Chartered Accountancy Designation, 1988
  • Queen's University at Kingston, Canada - Honors Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.), (Accounting) 1985, School of Business Scholarships received throughout degree
Academic and Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA)
Professional Experience
  • Regis University, College of Business & Economics, Denver CO, 2016 to present - Assistant Professor & Director, Business Intelligence
  • Primary Client, Medical Council of Canada, Ottawa, 2011-2016 - Examination Strategist, Blueprint Lead, Independent Consultant
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Buros Center for Testing, 2010-2011 - Associate Director
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ewing, NJ, 2008-2010 - Director, Examinations Strategy
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Ph.D. Candidate, 2004-2008; Graduate Assistant, Buros Center for Testing, 2005-2007
  • Robert Half Inc. (Executive Placement), Omaha, Nebraska & Chicago, IL, 2002-2003 - Division Director and Consultant
  • Hancock & Dana PC (Certified Public Accounting Firm), Omaha, NE, 2000-2002 - Manager
  • Dundee Presbyterian Church, Omaha, NE, 2001-2001 - Consultant
  • Queen's University, School of Business, Kingston, Canada, 1998-2003 - Consultant
  • Ontario Hydro (Public Electric Utility), Toronto, Canada, 1995-1998 - Financial Support and Systems Manager
  • Public Accounting Experience, Toronto, Canada, 1985-1994
    • KPMG - Senior Tax Manager
    • Deloitte - Tax Manager
    • Ernst & Young - Senior Staff Accountant (Audit)

Publications and Presentations

Selected Technical & Consulting Reports
  • Rodeck, E., MacDonald, CJ., Touchie, C., De Champlain, A., Breithaupt, K., Gotzmann, A. (December, 2012). Final Report on Delphi Process for the Blueprint Project Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE) Part I and II. Medical Council of Canada.
  • Rodeck, E., Geisinger, K., Chin, T., Römhild, A., & McCormick, C. (February, 2011). Field Test Standard-Setting Study for the Hawaii State Alternate Assessment. Hawaii Department of Education.
  • Foley, B., Rodeck, E., Chin, T., Davis, S., & Buckendahl, C. (February, 2007). Evaluating the Alignment of the Millard Reading Assessment with District Outcomes at Grades 3-9: Final Report. Millard Public Schools.
  • Rodeck, E. (August, 2006). Final Report for 2006 AICPA Summer Internship: AICPA Practice Analysis Methodology for Sampling Design and Selected Topics. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Plake, B., Impara, J., & Rodeck, E. (August, 2006). Standard Alignment Activity for the EQAO Grade 9 Applied Mathematics Assessments in English and French: Final Report. Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office, Canada.
  • Plake, B., Rodeck, E., & Davis, S. (June, 2006). Standard Alignment Activity for the 2006 OSSLT (Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test): Final Report. Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office, Canada.
  • Badgett, B., Buckendahl, C. & Rodeck, E. (June, 2006). Evaluating the alignment of the ITBS and ITED with Iowa’s Academic Content Standards in Reading and Mathematics at Grades 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10: Final Report. Iowa State Department of Education.
  • Toland, M., Buckendahl, C., Davis, S., Badgett, B., Romhild, A., Foley, B., Norman, B., & Rodeck, E. (June 2006). Standard Setting Study for South Dakota’s English Language Proficiency Assessments for Students Identified as Limited English Proficient: Final Report. South Dakota Department of Education.
  • Plake, B., & Rodeck, E. (April, 2006). Evaluating Uses of the BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory for Use in Graduate Business Schools: Final Report. Graduate Management Admission Council.
  • Buckendahl, C., & Rodeck, E. (April, 2006). Millard Public Schools Grade 1 Reading Assessment Standard Setting Study: Final Report. Millard Public Schools.
  • Plake, B., Impara, J., & Rodeck, E. (October, 2005). Standard Alignment Project for EQAO’s Grades 3 and 6 Assessments in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics: Final Report. Ontario’s Education Quality and Accountability Office, Canada.
  • Buckendahl, C., Foley, B., & Rodeck, E. (June, 2005). Canadian Language Benchmarks International English Language Testing System Standard Setting Study: Final Report. University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Buckendahl, C., Rodeck, E., & Foley, B. (May, 2005). Millard Public Schools Grade 6 Reading Assessment Standard Setting Study: Final Report. Millard Public Schools.
  • Plake, B., Impara, J., & Rodeck, E. (May, 2005). Millard Public Schools Grade 4 Mathematics ELO Examination Standard Setting Study: Final Report. Millard Public Schools.
Selected Journal Articles
  • Rodeck, E. (2010). The new CPA examination. Federation of Schools of Accountancy Newsletter. (thefsa.org/downloads/newsletters/FSA_Spring10.pdf).
  • Rodeck, E., Chin, T., Davis, S., & Plake, B. (2008). Examining panelist data from a bilingual standard setting study. Journal of Applied Testing Technology.
Selected Presentations
  • Rodeck, E. (April, 2013). Blueprinting 101: The Evolution of Test Specifications in the Age of Technology-Rich Assessment. Presentation at the National Council on Measurement in Education. San Francisco, CA.
  • Rodeck, E. (September, 2012). Blueprinting Project: Update and Next Steps. Presentation at the Medical Council of Canada Annual General Meeting. Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Rodeck, E. (February, 2012). Introduction to the Blueprint Project: Medical Council of Canada Speaker Series. Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Rodeck, E. (February, 2012). Blueprint Project. Presentation at the Medical Council of Canada Joint Meeting of the Technical Advisory & Research and Development Committee. Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Rodeck, E. (February, 2011). Test Development Theme: Practice Analysis & Exam Blue Printing Studies. Presentation at the Medical Council of Canada Joint Meeting of the Examination Development Advisory Committee & Research and Development Committee. Victoria, British Columbia.
  • Rodeck, E. (October, 2010). Uniform CPA Examination and Psychometrics. Presentation at Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, NC.
  • Rodeck, E. (October, 2010). Uniform CPA Examination: Update Effective January, 2011. Presentation at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Rodeck, E. (October, 2010). Update on Uniform CPA Examination and Introduction to Psychometrics. Presentation at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lincoln, NE.
  • Rodeck, E. (October, 2010). Psychometrics – Implications for Educators and Impacts on Students. Presentation at Queen’s University. Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  • Rodeck, E., & Clark, K., (August, 2010). Uniform CPA Examination Update. Presentation at the American Accounting Association Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA.
  • Breithaupt, K., Rodeck, E., & DeVore, R. (May, 2010). Risks and Controls in the Automated Scoring of Accounting Tasks. Paper presented at National Council on Measurement in Education. Denver, CO.
  • Rodeck, E. (April, 2010). CBTe – Launch on January 1, 2011, Update on Uniform CPA Exam. Presentation at the New York State Society of CPAs Higher Education Conference. Albany, NY.
  • Rodeck, E. (February, 2010). CBTe – Launch on January 1, 2011, Update on Uniform CPA Exam. Presentation at Accounting Programs Leadership Group/Federation of Schools of Accountancy (APLG/FSA). Albuquerque, NM.
  • Rodeck, E. (January, 2010). CBTe – Launch on January 1, 2011, Update on Uniform CPA Exam. Presentation at New Jersey Society of CPAs Educators Conference on IFRS/CPA Exam. Iselin, NJ.
  • Rodeck, E., Zhang, Y., Zeller, K., & Plake, B. (November, 2009). Summarizing Importance and Frequency Scales for a High-Stakes Credentialing Examination. Presentation at research consortium AICPA, College Board, and Law School Admission Council. Newtown, PA.
  • Rodeck, E. (May, 2009). Uniform CPA Examination Accounting Educators Seminar. Presentation at Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Accounting Educators Seminar. Austin, TX.
  • Rodeck, E., Zhang, Y., Zeller, K., & Plake, B. (April, 2009). Summarizing Importance and Frequency Scales for a High-Stakes Credentialing Examination. Paper presented at National Council on Measurement in Education. San Diego, CA.
  • Chin, T., Rodeck, E., Buckendahl, C., & Foley, B. (March, 2008). The Impact of Consensus on Alignment Judgments. Paper presented at National Council on Measurement in Education. New York, NY.
  • Rodeck, E., Chin, T., Davis, S., & Plake, B. (April, 2007). Examining Panelist Evaluations and Cut Scores in a Standard Setting Study: Bilingual Study in English and French. Poster presented at National Council on Measurement in Education. Chicago, IL.
  • Rodeck, E., Davis, S., & Plake, B. (July, 2006). Cultural generalization of non-cognitive concepts: Implications for measurement. Paper presented at the International Test Commission Conference. Brussels, Belgium.
  • Buckendahl, C., Rodeck, E., & Blackhurst, A. (July, 2006). Test Adaptation within a language: Considerations for standard setting. Paper presented at the International Test Commission Conference. Brussels, Belgium.
  • Davis, S., Buckendahl, C., & Rodeck, E. (July, 2006). When adaptation is not an option: An application of bilingual standard setting. Paper presented at the International Test Commission Conference. Brussels, Belgium.

Community Involvement & Service

Professional & Academic Service
  • Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Tax Assistance (VITA) program, 2017
  • Flight-to-Denver, Project X-ITE bootcamp hosted by University of Denver, 2017
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
    • Co-chair, Annual Meeting Program, 2012-2013
    • Budget and Finance Committee, 2009-2012
    • Graduate Student Issues Committee, 2005-2007
Other
  • Trustee, Dundee Presbyterian Church, Omaha, Nebraska, 2000-2002

Awards & Recognition

Personal
  • Canadian National Champion, Synchronized Figure Skating, 1994