Krisztián Józsa is a visiting professor in the School of Education at CSU this academic year. He is an associate professor in the Institute of Education at the University of Szeged, Hungary. He earned his MA as a teacher of mathematics and physics in 1996, an MA in educational assessment in 2000, received a Ph.D. in 2003, and the Habilitation post-doctoral distinction in 2013. He was a Fulbright research scholar at CSU in 2012-2013. His major fields of research are mastery motivation and early childhood education. He mainly focuses on school readiness and skill improvement programs for disadvantaged children. In his current project he is developing, with colleagues at CSU, a computer based assessment for 3 to 8 year-old children. This new measurement tool focuses on crucial aspects of school readiness: mastery motivation and executive function.