Jack Stenner

Dr Jack Stenner is Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of Metametrics Inc.

There, together with co-founder and President Malbert Smith III, PhD, he has created The Lexile® Framework for Reading; El Sistema Lexile para Leer, the Spanish-language version of the widely used reading framework; The Lexile Framework for Writing; and The Quantile® Framework for Mathematics.

Most recently, these efforts led to the development of a text complexity continuum that places academic and life goals on the Lexile scale. This research, in part, also resulted in Dr. Stenner working with the team that developed the Common Core State Standards, which nearly all states in the US have adopted. Recognized worldwide for his ongoing contributions to measurement theory methodology.

Dr. Stenner has published more than 70 papers, monographs and books primarily on measurement and statistical and evaluation methodology, with a focus on psychometrics.

Dr. Stenner teaches graduate seminars at Duke University and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He has been named a research professor at UNC’s School of Education, focusing on human development and psychological studies over the next three years.

Dr. Stenner is president of the Institute for Objective Measurement, serves on the US National Institute of Statistical Sciences board, and is a past board member of the Duke Children’s Hospital.