Association of Test Publishers Names PSI Services Senior Leaders as Chairmen for Conference and Global Board of Directors

March 14, 2019

GLENDALE, CALIF. (March 14, 2019) – Exhibiting in Booth #112 at the 2019 ATP Innovations in Testing Conference, PSI Services LLC (PSI) today announces another member of its senior leadership team taking on a pivotal role for The Association of Test Publishers’ (ATP) committees. PSI Chief Science Officer John Weiner has been appointed as chairman of the global Board of Directors for 2020. Currently serving as ATP Innovations in Testing Conference Chair for 2019, PSI Senior Vice President of Certification & Education Services, Rory McCorkle, Ph.D., has served in ATP conference leadership since 2016.

John Weiner has served on the ATP Board of Directors since 2014 and served as a chair of the ATP I/O Division. McCorkle has chaired ATP’s Security and Marketing Committees, in addition to serving in ATP conference leadership since 2016.

The Association of Test Publishers is a global, nonprofit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and services related to assessment for clinical, occupational, certification, licensure, educational, or other similar professional measurement uses. ATP promotes and develops testing and assessment best practices and facilitates an environment that benefits test-takers, businesses, educational organizations, and society at large.

“John will be an excellent leader for ATP’s board of directors next year. His professional accomplishments speak for his talent and leadership in test publishing, and his peers agreed by electing him chairman,” said CEO of ATP William G. Harris, Ph.D. “Rory’s appointment to the Innovations in Testing Conference Chair position has continued to drive the program and attendance due to his expertise and global vision.”

“ATP plays a vital role as the intelligent voice for testing and I am honored to be elected by my industry peers to serve as 2020 chair of ATP’s global Board of Directors,” said John Weiner. “The rapid evolution of trends shaping the testing industry is creating new opportunities and challenges, and I am excited to bring my passion and three decades of experience to help advance ATP’s strategic objectives and initiatives that add value for ATP members.”

“I am incredibly excited about my year of service as the ATP Innovations in Testing Conference Chair,” said Rory McCorkle. “Our conference theme of Challenge. Transform. Evolve. reflects not only where our mindset needs to be for this conference, but also a personal ethos that has resonated in my career. Leading the 20th Innovations in Testing conference is an incredible honor and I am excited for the industry to come together in record numbers next week in Orlando.”

The 2019 ATP Innovations in Testing Conference is March 17-20, 2019, in Orlando. PSI experts will be presenting nine sessions during the conference:

Enhancing the Candidate Test-taking Experience: What Are We Doing?

  • Monday, March 18, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Presenters: John Weiner, PSI Services; Kelly Dages, Fifth Theory LLC; Kimberly Nei, Hogan Assessments

A Survey of Recertification and Renewal Practices in Credentialing (Featured Speaker Session)

  • Monday, March 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Presenters: Amin Saiar, PSI Services; E.W. Looney, Brightlink; Michael Peabody, American Board of Family Medicine; Kevin Bradley, HumRRO

Lessons learned from Delivering a Performance Based Test in China

  • Monday, March 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Presenters: Beth Kalinowski, PSI Services; Liz Kline, The Linux Foundation

The Debate Goes On: Differing Perspectives on Recertification and Maintenance of Certification

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
  • Presenters: Rory McCorkle, PSI Services; Amin Saiar, PSI Services; Andrew Dwyer, American Board of Pediatrics; Anjali Weber, Board of Pharmacy Specialties; Brett Foley, Alpine

Technology-Based Assessment Guidelines: Present and Future

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
  • Presenters: John Weiner, PSI Services; Steve Sireci, University of Massachusetts

Analyze That! Managing Multiple Job Analyses for a Complex Organization

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
  • Presenters: Pamela Ing Stemmer, PSI Services; Anthony Wilson, American Nurses Credentialing Association

Innovations in Security: Tried, True & Evolving Methods

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM
  • Presenters: John Weiner, PSI Services; Rory McCorkle, PSI Services; Amin Saiar, PSI Services; Jerry Gorham, Ascend Learning

Assessment Innovation and the Validity-Diversity Dilemma: Challenges and Opportunities

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
  • Presenters: John Weiner, PSI Services; Wayne Camara, ACT; Neal Schmitt, Michigan State University

Standard Setting from the Perspective of Facilitator, Participant, and Decision Maker

  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
  • Presenters: Lawrence Fabrey, PSI Services; Jerry Reid, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists; Robbie Furter, American Board of Pediatrics

Find more information about PSI’s speaking sessions at the 2019 ATP Innovations in Testing Conference here: https://www.psionline.com/atp-2019/.

PSI Services has been a member of ATP since 1999 and is a platinum sponsor of the Innovations in Testing Conference. A leading provider of secure online proctoring solutions for examinations in any learning environment and credentialing programs, PSI Services administers 13 million tests and assessments every year. Through 15 international acquisitions since 2015, PSI Services has grown as a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations, certifying bodies, and leading academic institutions. The combined expertise of these leaders in education-and industry-based testing and psychometric solutions enhances PSI’s service offerings across multiple markets.

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About PSI Services LLC

PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that combines science, technology, and expertise to enable opportunities for professional growth, talent enhancement, and retention. PSI has over 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, federal and state government agencies, professional associations, certifying bodies, and leading academic institutions. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery and results processing, including pre-hire employment selection, managerial assessments, licensing and certification tests, distance learning testing, license management services, and professional services.

About ATP

The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) is a global, nonprofit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment for clinical, occupational, certification, licensure, educational, or other similar professional measurement uses. ATP members are the leading publishers and assessment service providers in today’s testing industry who are committed to encouraging international strategies which advance the position of the industry, its technology, and the science that supports it.

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