Judith Pendergrass, Ph.D.
Judith Pendergrass, Ph.D., has undertaken a diversity of responsibilities in her career. She has held several positions in the field of education. She taught and served as a psychologist at the collegiate level in Illinois and Minnesota. In addition, she was a Dean and Director of Admissions at Metropolitan State University. In the latter capacity, she worked closely with employers in the public and private sectors to identify their educational and assessment needs and to design specialized programs to meet those needs.
Subsequently, she directed a national professional testing program for seven years for the American College Testing Program (ACT). During that time, she represented the program to prospective clients, developed a variety of assessment instruments, and provided training programs for clients throughout the country.
She has served on the staff of several Twin Cities industrial organizational psychological consulting firms, most recently Martin-McAllister. In these positions, she has conducted employment assessments, developed and provided training and team-building programs, carried out individualized coaching activities, and served as a management consultant.
She holds a B.A. in English as well as an M.A. and a Specialist's Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois. She earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Measurement, and Statistics from the University of Iowa.