Mini-Learning Sessions on Credentialing Program Security
Security issues are always a concern in certification. Join us to focus on the issues that are important to you.
Experienced subject matter experts and credentialing professionals will speak on various aspects of security for 5-7 minutes each, followed by break-out sessions. You will have an opportunity to participate in three breakout sessions of your choice, facilitated by one speaker at each table, for 25 minutes per session.
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IMPORTANT: Registration is required for this event. If you do not register, you will not be able to attend the meeting.
Here is some information on the speakers:
Jarret Dyer, Coordinator of Specialized Testing Services, College of DuPage
Jarret has more than 15 years’ experience as a Testing Center Administrator. He has spent the majority of his career focused on the standardization of the testing industry specifically as it relates to proctoring and testing administration. He has worked with local, state and national agencies to develop policies for test delivery and the mitigation of test fraud. Most recently, he has been presenting to high school educators on student attitudes on cheating and strategies that can positively influence behavior on local and national tests.
Jarret is the incoming President of the National College Testing Association (NCTA) and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2014. He has also served on a number of industry committees, including the NCTA Proctor Certification Steering Committee, Proctoring Best Practices Taskforce (NCTA/ATP) and has presented at such conferences as NCTA, Association of Test Publishers (ATP), E-ATP, the Conference on Test Security (COTS), and the Academic Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research Conference.
Nikki Eatchel, Chief Assessment Officer, Scantron
Nikki has more than 23 years of experience in the assessment industry. She has spent the majority of her career focused in the areas of assessment development and psychometrics and has served in executive leadership positions for these areas in a number of global assessment organizations. In her positions she has worked in various testing segments, including education, certification and licensure, and employment testing. She has also served as an assessment and business consultant for various national and international organizations. She has been personally responsible for large-scale assessment development for international programs as well as state-wide clients, working in some capacity with all 50 states within the U.S. She has added to her well-rounded approach to the assessment industry by serving in leadership positions in program management, client support, and product development. She has also worked in the arena of employment litigation support, preparing testimony for teams representing both the prosecution and the defense.
Nikki is the currently serving on the Executive Board for the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and was Chairman of the Board in 2017. She has also served as the Chair of the Security Committee in 2011-2012 and the Co-Chair of the Security Committee for 2013-2014. She has also served on a number of industry committees, including the Operational Best Practices Committee for ATP and has presented numerous papers at such conferences as ATP, E-ATP, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA), and the Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR).
Nick Hussong, Manager of Test Administration, American Dental Association
Nick serves in the American Dental Association’s Department of Testing Services and has been with the ADA for 12 years. Nick has been part of a shift over the past few years in the Department of Testing Services as the ADA has attempted to prioritize test security in new ways.
Roger (Roddy) Meade, Senior Manager of Global Security, Prometric
Roddy has managed all aspects of Prometric’s Global Security Operations Team since its creation in 2002. He currently manages a global team of security investigators, analysts, and auditors to prevent, detect, and respond to global security issues and trends impacting Prometric’s clients. Roddy and his team create security policies and procedures for global corporate and test center staff; design training programs and tools; provide immediate and thorough incident responses for all global security issues; lead all security investigations to resolution; manage Prometric’s layered security auditing program of their global test centers; use forensics and trend analysis to drive change in polices and procedures to keep current with latest test security threats; and support sales and client services teams with client-facing communications and documentation on all security efforts.
Roddy has been a member of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) Security Committee, serving on both the Proctoring Best Practices and Security Enforcement Sub-committees. He contributed as a co-author of “The Handbook of Test Security” edited by James A. Wollack and John J. Fremer, copyright 2013. He also is a regular speaker on test center security at industry conferences, such as ATP; the European Association of Test Publishers (E-ATP); National College Testing Association (NCTA); and Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR).
Jamie Mulkey, Vice President of Client Services, Caveon
Dr. Mulkey has a distinguished history—holding major positions in testing organizations, certification task forces, and testing-related non-profit associations. As a Caveon founder, Jamie was a major contributor to shaping the testing industry’s discussion around test security and bringing test security services to market. Dr. Mulkey believes that sound, secure test security planning and practices provide the foundation for quality testing and trustworthy results. Her current focus is working with clients to design pre-emptive policies and processes that protect their most important assets—their tests. Dr. Mulkey is also the executive director of the Institute for Exam Security (i4ES), whose mission is to broaden the understanding and importance of test security.
Dr. Mulkey has held a number of leadership positions in the testing industry, including: Executive Director, Certified Exam Security Professional program; Chair of the Board of Directors for ATP; Chair of ATP’s Security Initiative; American National Standards Board (ANSI) PCAC member; jCert Initiative board member; and member of the Editorial Board for Certification Magazine. She holds a Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Technology from the University of Southern California.
Danielle Urban, Certification Manager, Relativity
Danielle has worked to build out the certification program at Relativity for the past 7 years. She currently leads the team, which focuses on product-specific certifications and continuing education for professionals in the e-discovery industry.
When: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: Relativity 231 S. LaSalle Chicago