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ProExam builds next-generation assessments rooted in research and utilizes advanced data analytics tools to provide insights that drive better academic achievement and 21st century workforce success.
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Encompassing All Your SEL Needs: Tessera as a Complete System

Tessera is not just an assessment and measurement instrument.

Tessera (pronounced tes-er-uh) is, in our vision and increasingly in our execution, a noncognitive skills and social-emotional competencies development system. In a nutshell, it encompasses a full social and emotional learning (SEL) program.

The graphic above provides insight into what we are building here, and demonstrates how, in addition to being circular, the system can begin at different points. To navigate it, consider the compass—north, south, and west are all good points to start with Tessera.

Upon joining Tessera, you and your school/district/program immediately begin receiving no-cost coaching (or you can opt for more comprehensive fee-based consulting) to determine how best to implement the Tessera system, how to map the six Tessera SEL competencies to your site’s high priority outcomes, and how to communicate to your constituencies the purposes and plans for Tessera in the future. We also assist, both before and after administering the assessment instrument, in providing presentations to your board, parents, or funders; leading trainings and PD services for your faculty with our team of expert SEL instructors; advising your leadership team in planning and monitoring SEL initiatives; and much more. 

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ACT to Invest in ProExam, an Innovator in Noncognitive Assessment and Professional Credentialing

IOWA CITY, February 22, 2017 – IOWA—ACT, Inc., a national leader in college and career readiness assessment, announced today it intends to invest in ProExam, a not-for-profit organization focused on noncognitive assessment and professional credentialing, with a merger between the two organizations expected in 2018.

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The Passing of Martin Brutosky

It is with deepest regret that we inform you of the death of our dear friend and colleague, Martin Brutosky, who passed away suddenly this past weekend. Martin was more than a successful education technology entrepreneur. He was one of the most decent, caring individuals we've had the pleasure of knowing. Our industry has lost a true innovator and he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Dianne, his family and friends.

We are most fortunate to have John Greene, Martin’s former business partner, on our team to help ProExam fill the enormous void left by Martin’s passing.

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ProExam Test is the robust, highly scalable solution for remotely proctored Internet-based testing. ProExam Test combines Professional Examination Service’s credentialing expertise and tools with the industry-leading technologies of uCertify and Software Secure. The result is a testing platform suitable for everything from practice tests to online assessments for credentials, including digital credentials and micro-credentials displayed as open badges.

Internet Testing
Powered by uCertify, and incorporating more than a decade’s experience in online assessment, ProExam Test has a broad range of advanced features:

  • Deliver tests to mobile devices and tablets, as well as laptop and desktop computers
  • Embed a variety of traditional and innovative item types
  • Randomize items and answer options
  • Score and report results immediately (or based on an existing methodology)
  • Extend a credentialing organization’s brand to the testing platform

ProExam Test is also secure, through its SSL encryption, no browser caching of test items, disabling of cut and paste
functions, and logging of candidate actions.

The ProExam Digital Micro-Credential is a secure, verifiable and portable solution. Building on the concept of digital “badges” for accomplishments in education and the workplace, the ProExam Digital Micro-Credential adds psychometric soundness, exacting assessment and one-click verification in the emerging open badges environment. 

  • Fully web-based, from assessment and award to display, distribution and verification
  • Distinguished by ProExam assessment expertise and proven processes
  • Secure remote-proctored, or open-book, assessment
  • Shareable on social media, employment or candidate websites
  • Option to tie to official or unofficial program study materials

Remote Proctoring
Optional remote proctoring technology from Software Secure is integrated into ProExam Test for added examination security:

  • Block multiple applications from running during testing
  • Prevent screen shots, desktop capture, remote access and other functions
  • Authenticate identification
  • Record exam session audio and video from the computer’s webcam for Certified Proctor review
  • Protect exam integrity from start to finish

ProExam Test’s remote proctoring is both cost-effective for organizations and convenient for candidates, eliminating the need for test takers to schedule time at, and travel to, testing centers.

Complete Solution
ProExam Test seamlessly integrates with other Professional Examination Service technologies and services to provide a single, flexible and comprehensive solution for all exam-related activities.

Contact us to discuss how the ProExam Digital Micro-Credential can enhance your credentialing program’s relevance and reach.

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