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Next Generation Noncognitive Skills Assessment for Middle and High School Students Launched by Professional Examination Service

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ProExam today unveiled Tessera™, an all-in-one, multifaceted solution that gives students, parents, teachers and schools a comprehensive view of noncognitive skills and character strengths. Building on ProExam’s more than 50 years of experience in educational assessment and professional credentialing, Chief Scientist Richard D. Roberts, Ph.D., and Principal Research Scientist Jeremy Burris, Ph.D., led the development.

Jeremy Burrus, Ph.D., Joins Professional Examination Service as Principal Research Scientist

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Respected Expert on Noncognitive Assessment has Joined ProExam’s Center For Innovative Assessments

Digital Badges: A Hot Career Booster

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Strategic Finance Magazine discusses ProExam Vault as a partner with the Institute of Management Accountants in their recent article, Digital Badges: A Hot Career Booster!

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Dr. Sandy Greenberg, ProExam Vice President of Research & Advisory Services, receives prestigious industry award

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Dr. Sandy Greenberg celebrates the receipt of her award with her ProExam colleagues who attended the ICE conference.

From left to right:
Pat Muenzen
Chuck Friedman
Sandy Greenberg
Ken Doucet
Carla Caro
Simmy Ziv-el

On Wednesday, November 12, during the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) 2014 Exchange annual conference, ICE recognized Dr. Sandy Greenberg by presenting her with the ICE Service Award. Each year the ICE Service Award is bestowed upon an individual who has displayed exemplary service and commitment to the organization, who has been instrumental in facilitating the achievement of the organization’s goals, and who has demonstrated a history of volunteer service in ICE.

Carolyn MacCann and Ralf Schulze Join ProExam’s Center for Innovative Assessments as Visiting Scholars

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Professional Examination Service, today announced that Carolyn MacCann, Ph.D., and Prof. Dr. Ralf Schulze have joined the organization’s Center for Innovative Assessments as visiting scholars. They will work with ProExam Vice President and Chief Scientist Rich Roberts, Ph.D., in support of the Center’s research in the field of non-cognitive assessments.

“Our certification and licensure clients have been asking for help in measuring what are sometimes called ‘soft skills’” said Robert S. Block, President and CEO, Professional Examination Service. “Carolyn and Ralf bring a wealth of knowledge to the research agenda of ProExam’s Center for Innovative Assessments, which will address these needs and those in education as well.”

CLEAR 2014 Annual Educational Conference

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We are sorry to see summer end, but excited about the upcoming CLEAR conference! ProExam staff will be attending the CLEAR 2014 Annual Educational Conference in New Orleans, September 11-13th.

Please visit us; we will be in Booth #3.

This year, ProExam is pleased to offer three sessions at CLEAR and we hope you’ll join us for stimulating conversations:

  • "Expanding Scope of Practice: Implications for Entry to Practice" with Miriam A. Mobley Smith and Mary Jean Schumann, and moderated by our VP for Research and Advisory Services Sandra Greenberg
    Thursday, September 11th, 2014, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
  • "You get what you pay for: factors impacting the cost of examinations" with Deanna Williams, Sandy Greenberg, Linda Waters
    Thursday, September 11th, 2014, 2:15 to 3:30 pm
  • "What do you know about Licensing Exams? Ask the Experts” featuring our own Chuck Friedman, M Jeanne Guernsey, Paul Naylor, and John Pugsley
    Saturday, September 13th, 2014, 8:00-9:30 am

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

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

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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.

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

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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.