Fall/Winter 2014

Volume 14 / Issue 3

Table of Contents

Something Old, Something New, Innovations in Testing 2015


The Year of the CEO...continued


ATP Monitors News and Legislation


Public Sector SIG Holds Successful First Meeting

ATP Creates New Practice Area Division


HMH Executive to Lead ATP as 2015 Chair

Something Old, Something New

Innovations in Testing 2015

The location of Innovations in Testing 2015 is not new -- ATP has been returning to the Westin Mission Hills in the Palm Springs/Rancho Mirage area of California as a favorite west coast location for a number of years.  But that doesn't mean the Conference will look and feel the same every time! Read full story...

The Year of The CEO...continued

College Board CEO shares his perspective on the future of assessment

Last quarter the Test Publisher Newsletter talked to two new CEOs in the assessment industry in a special feature titled East Meets West. This quarter we asked the same questions to another CEO, David Coleman of the College Board. Read full story...

ATP Monitors News and Legislation

As part of its ongoing protection of the assessment industry, ATP continues to monitor news reports and legislation that can have an impact on assessment. Read full story...

Public Sector SIG Holds Successful First Meeting

The first organizational meeting of the ATP Public Sector SIG, which was hosted by the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, opened with an address by ATP CEO Dr. William G. Harris and David Bearfield, Director of the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO). Harris and Bearfield outlined the mission and purpose of the Public Sector SIG as a group focused on issues surrounding testing and assessment in global public sector arenas. Read full story...

ATP Creates New Practice Area Division

For the first time in nearly two decades the ATP Board of Directors, this fall, approved a new Practice Area Division, which will be dedicated to assessments for workforce skills credentialing.  The new Division, which held an organizational meeting December 10-11, in Washington D.C., will be ATP's fifth Practice Area Division. Read full story...


HMH Executive to Lead ATP As 2015 Chair

Leading the 2015 ATP Board of Directors will be Doug Becker, Vice President of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s newly created Assessment Studio where he oversees and guides all test development, research and psychometric activities. Dr. Becker has served on the board of the National Council on Measurement in Education, the editorial board of Applied Measurement in Education, as well as the Board of Directors for the Association of Test Publishers (ATP). Read full story...


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