Welcome to ATP:  The intelligent voice for testing

Promoting and preserving the general welfare of testing and its value to society in all its forms and uses since 1992.

ATP is a global, nonprofit organization representing leading publishers and assessment service providers in today's testing industry.  ATP members are committed to encouraging international strategies which advance the position of the industry, its technology, and the science that supports it. Since 1992 ATP has been an advocate for the test publishing/assessment services industry.  You can learn about ATP's proud history of advocacy here: ATP Advocacy History and Milestones. Do you have a question or want to make the Association aware of a legal or legislative industry challenge? Contact ATP: ATP Inquiries

The Benefits of Membership

When you join ATP you are part of an international network of members committed to advancing the integrity of assessment services and products and their value to a global society. Even more importantly, ATP members support the only organization committed to the unique challenges of the entire assessment community as a whole.  [Download a member benefit flyer here]

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CONCERNED ABOUT PRIVACY & SECURITY ISSUES?

ATP Releases Privacy in Practice Publication

To assist ATP members in navigating the legal and practical issues inherent in the many new privacy laws, the ATP International Privacy Subcommittee has developed a series of "Privacy in Practice" Bulletins that provide practical information, discuss principles, and provide guidance that testing organizations should use to comply with the GDPR, as well as current and/or upcoming privacy laws in the U.S. and elsewhere around the world.  Bulletins 1-8 are available in hard copy in the ATP Bookstore


ATP Releases Video Surveillance Guidelines

The Association of Test Publishers' Security Committee has released Privacy Guidance When Using Video In The Testing Industry,  which is now available in the ATP Bookstore and on Amazon.com


IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19, ATP RELEASES SECURITY BULLETIN:  PRIVACY CONSIDERATIONS IN ONLINE/REMOTE PROCTORING

Moving High-Stakes Testing Programs Online Calls for Privacy Measures

NEED FOR ONLINE/REMOTE PROCTORING

Due to the rapid emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, with so many people working and/or studying from home, testing organizations are evaluating the option to use remote technologies to replace “in-person” testing, ATP has released this important Security Bulletin to assist in evaluating this option.  [DOWNLOAD COMPLETE BULLETIN HERE]





 

News Flashes from ATP

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16, 2020

ATP Opens Registration and Sponsorship on New Ed Tech Summit

 The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) is pleased announce the launching of its inaugural EdTech and Computational Psychometrics Summit (ECPS): Building Equitable Pathways to Achievement. ATP’s ECPS will be a two-day summit taking place on December 3rd from 11:00 AM EDT to 3:45 PM EDT and December 4th from 11:00 AM EDT to 3:45 PM EDT.  The Summit will be kicked off by Keynoter Luis Von Ahn, CEO of Duolingo, and will feature invited speakers from high-profile educational institutions and high-tech companies including Duolingo, Schmidt Futures, Institute of Education Sciences (IES), Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and more. [Read more here]

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2, 2020

ATP Board of Directors Passes Resolution in Support of LDA

In a show of support for the Learning Disabilities community, ATP's Board of Directors this month approved a Resolution aligning ATP's mission with those struggling with learning disabilities and the educational communities that serve them. [Read more here]

WEEK OF OCTOBER 1, 2020

RECORDINGS NOW ONLINE FOR ATP's GLOBAL VIRTUAL CONFERENCE!

The conference brought together more than 1,100 assessment industry professionals from 30 countries across the globe! Recordings are now online!