Dr. Vytas Laitusis

Dr. Vytas Laitusis

Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math

Dr. Vytas Laitusis is an Education Research Director managing STEM and math intervention research work at HMH. He conducts efficacy studies to examine the effectiveness of the supplemental and intervention math programs at HMH as well as the assessments that support them. His interests also include the use of data modeling to inform decisions surrounding placement, retention, and instruction. He has written and presented papers on Strategy Utilization, Metacognitive Knowledge Monitoring, Learning and Study Strategies, and the development of Performance-Based and Formative Assessments. Previously he has served as an adjunct faculty member at Fordham University and provided on-site training in data analysis for the Improving Education Quality (IEQ) project at the Malawi Institute of Education (MIE). Vytas holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Fordham University. He also holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. in Psychology from The University of Florida.

Dr. Vytas Laitusis is an Education Research Director managing STEM and math intervention research work at HMH. He conducts efficacy studies to examine the effectiveness of the supplemental and intervention math programs at HMH as well as the assessments that support them. His interests also include the use of data modeling to inform decisions surrounding placement, retention, and instruction. He has written and presented papers on Strategy Utilization, Metacognitive Knowledge Monitoring, Learning and Study Strategies, and the development of Performance-Based and Formative Assessments. Previously he has served as an adjunct faculty member at Fordham University and provided on-site training in data analysis for the Improving Education Quality (IEQ) project at the Malawi Institute of Education (MIE). Vytas holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Fordham University. He also holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. in Psychology from The University of Florida.

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Assessment in K–12 Schools This Fall: What Education Leaders Should Expect
When the 2021-2022 school year begins, the disruptions of the past year due to the pandemic will continue to impact instruction in different ways.
Dr. Vytas Laitusis
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math
Dr. John Denbleyker
Principal Psychometrician/Manager of Psychometric Research and Data Analytics, HMH
March 15, 2021
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What Will Assessment Look Like This Fall in K-12 Education?
Learn how the dynamics of an assessment system will need to adapt when students are participating in a virtual classroom.
Dr. Vytas Laitusis
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math
Kathleen Richards
HMH Senior Learning Scientist, ELA and Humanities
September 08, 2020
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3 Assessment Challenges in a Remote Learning Environment
The pandemic poses challenges when it comes to how we acquire data through assessment and shines a spotlight on the inequalities that exist in our educational system.
Dr. Vytas Laitusis
Education Research Director, Supplemental & Intervention Math
July 21, 2020