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Richard D. Roberts, Ph.D., Joins Professional Examination Service as Vice President and Chief Scientist

Professional Examination Service announced that Richard D. Roberts, Ph.D., is joining the organization as its new Vice President and Chief Scientist. Roberts, one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of non-cognitive assessment, will lead ProExam’s new Center for Innovative Assessments.

For 12 years, Roberts was a Managing Principal Research Scientist in the Center for Academic and Workforce Readiness and Success at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, New Jersey. Roberts’ has conducted research on cognitive and non-cognitive assessment, emotional intelligence, cognitive biases, cross cultural competence, personality, health and well-being, motivation, aging, and human chronotype (morningness-eveningness). He is widely published in his field with numerous books and more than 150 peer-review articles or book chapters on these topics and nearly 400 presentations around the world.

Martin S. Brutosky Joins Professional Examination Service as Vice President of Technology Solutions

Professional Examination Service announced that Martin S. Brutosky is joining the organization as Vice President of Technology Solutions, reflecting ProExam's continued commitment to expanding its presence in digital technology and digital credentialing.

An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in educational technology, e-Learning and e-Commerce, Brutosky will lead ProExam's technology strategy that supports its certification and licensure clients with world-class software and concurrently guides the building of new solutions designed to deliver products for both existing and new customers. He brings a diverse background to the organization with experience in management, sales and marketing as well as start-up operations and business turn-arounds. Previously Brutosky was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer for eChalk, where he managed growth for the education technology company.

ATP Innovations in Testing presentations

We're posting our session materials from the Association of Test Publishers' 2014 Innovations in Testing conference in Scottsdale, AZ for those unable to attend, or for those who did attend and would like them for reference. 

The move from paper to digital credentials (or the simple addition of digital credentials to paper) had significant buzz at ATP, and that was reflected in our session with Sunny Lee of the Mozilla Foundation and Matthew Pittinsky of Parchment, "The Impact of Digitization in the Education and Certification/Licensure Credentialing Markets."

Other relevant sessions were the case study, "Work Ready Now! — Using Assessment and Digital Micro-Credentials (Badges) to Support Learning in a Curriculum-Based International Work Readiness Program," with Nancy Chervin and Nancy Taggart of Education Development Center, and the overview, "ProExam Vault: Enabling Secure Digital Credentials."

Two case studies focused on the critical credentialing areas of fundamental competencies and experience requirements: 

For more presentations and resources, visit the ProExam Resources page.