News & Events

July 8, 2021

AMI wins competitive grant from US Education Department

AMI has been awarded with a 2021 Phase II grant from the US Education Department's Small Business Innovation Research (ED/IES SBIR) program to further develop our innovative SkillCheck Technology. Read full announcement.

April 23, 2021

AMI selected as EdTech Award 2021 Finalist

AMI is honored to be selected as a finalist in the Trendsetter and Testing & Assessment Solution categories of the EdTech Awards, the largest recognition program in educational technology. Read full announcement.


December 11, 2020

AMI Team Announcement from co-founders Jared Bernstein and Jian Cheng

Our colleague and friend Mike Crepeau is leaving Analytic Measures Inc. During Mike's time as AMI's EVP for Business Development, he has helped build AMI through strategic, commercial, and research partnerships. Mike will continue to support AMI in an Advisory role. Masa Suzuki, VP for Test Development and Client Relations, and Shilpi Niyogi, AMI's Senior Strategy Advisor, will take on Mike's responsibilities--effective  immediately. Everybody at AMI joins in thanking Mike for his contributions over the past 3 years. We wish him continued success at MetaMetrics.

January 1, 2021

AMI welcomes Karen Chang as general manager! Read her bio here.

November 17, 2020

Masa Suzuki, our VP of Test Development and Client Relations, presented on the “Automated Estimation of Foundational Reading Skills from Recorded Passage Read-alouds” at the Annual Conference of the California Educational Research Association. See slides here.

October 1, 2020

Shilpi Niyogi, AMI Senior Strategy Advisor, moderates an expert panel discussion "Is Voice the Killer App of Education" with start-up CEOs exploring the emerging opportunity of voice within the learning & talent technology markets, the challenges of product discovery, and the question of whether the voice opportunity is a new product category to stay or merely a feature. See video here.

August 14, 2020

AMI is honored to be included as one of the ED/IES Small Business Innovation Research Success Stories! Since Moby.Read was launched in 2019, students across 30 states have taken over 30,000 oral reading fluency assessments. Read more about our story here.

August 3, 2020

AMI is proud to announce our partnership with Savvas Learning. Together, we will offer a seamless reading solution that enables continuous learning and allows teachers to track student progress while motivating readers with titles that match their interests and reading abilities. Read full announcement.

July 29, 2020

As our communities prepare to reopen schools safely, AMI is turning its attention to restart and recovery. Learn more about how AMI can help all our students make progress.

July 23, 2020

2020 has been productive year for AMI so far. Read our mid-year company update here.

July 1, 2020

AMI won a 2020 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the US Education Department's Institute of Education Sciences to advance the development of Moby.Read Profiler, a diagnostic oral reading fluency (ORF) assessment.  Read full announcement.

June 18, 2020

AMI announced a partnership with University of Oregon’s Behavioral Research and Teaching Unit (BRT) to license reading passage content and machine learning annotations for Moby.Read.

Read full announcement.

May 20-21, 2020

Jared Bernstein, Jian Cheng, and Elizabeth Rosenfeld  presented at  Behavioural Measures of Language Acquisition 2020. See presentation video here.

May 7 & 14, 2020

AMI hosted a workshop Keep Your Students Reading on Track: Stop the COVID-19 Slide for educators impacted by COVID-19.

April 14, 2020

AMI is honored to have Moby.Read selected as a 2020 CODiE Awards finalist for the Best Summative Student Assessment. Read full announcement.

March 13, 2020

The team at AMI shares your concern about the impact the COVID-19 coronavirus is having on our communities and classrooms. We are offering all schools and districts that are closing for preventative reasons free access to Moby.Read, our fully-automated, self-administered oral reading fluency assessment until July 2020.

October 22, 2019

We moved into our new office on AMI's 5th birthday!

September 1, 2019

AMI released Moby.Read for kindergarten. 

January 21-25, 2019

Jared Bernstein has participated as an external expert on foreign language assessment in the OECD’s technical advisory group providing technical guidance to the PISA Governing Board instrument design, including test characteristics, assessment structure, response format, scoring, scaling, and reporting. Bernstein’s contributions have been primarily in speaking, listening and platform requirements.

January 3, 2019

AMI releases Moby.Read, a fully automated, self-administered oral reading fluency benchmark assessment. Read full announcement

Mark your calendar! The AMI team will be attending the following upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you!

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CERA ( California Educational Research Association) Annual Conference

November 15-17, 2021