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George Rodier Burket

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“Without George, CTB as an IRT pioneer in educational measurement would have never existed. Mourning our loss and still grateful for his talent, ...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Sykes - Salinas, CA

“George Burkett made significant and lasting innovations and improvements to educational assessment. CTB/McGraw-Hill, where he worked for so many...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: David Taggart - Monterey, CA

“Such sad news about a wonderful man. I met George in 1995 and was fortunate enough to have spent many hours talking with him in his office for a...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Marc Julian - Athens, GA

“So sorry to her of George's passing. I had so much respect for this very intelligent man whom I worked with at CTB/McGraw Hill for many years. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Terry Manglona - Austin, TX

“George, along with Ross Green and Glen Roudabush, formed the core of CTB's psychometric services group. George was always a gentleman and a "...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: George Simon - Newtown Square, PA

“I'm so glad I got the chance to work with George. He was a very supportive mentor. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Sylvia Tidwell Scheuring

“So sorry to hear about George's passing. We were both at CTB/McGraw-Hill for many years. He was very well liked, such a nice person. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jeannie Rueter - Monterey, CA

“You taught me so much about statistics and assessment, and working with you was such a pleasure. How you would've enjoyed this latest superbloom! I...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Cara Davis-Jacobson - Medford, OR

George was born on June 6, 1934 and passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019.

George was a resident of California at the time of passing.