The Fairness Lockbox
Whether for small programs or testing behemoths, certification exams or state assessments, standard setters or testing innovators, The Lockbox is a catalyst that seeks to provoke and drive this industry’s dialogue on test security. With a mix of in-depth articles, interviews, and multi-media features, The Lockbox brings the how, what, and why of test protection to center stage. Featured in the June issue, Nikki Eatchel, Chief Assessment Officer for Scantron, has more than 23 years of experience in the assessment industry. She has spent the majority of her career focused in the areas of assessment development and psychometrics and has served in executive leadership positions for these areas in a number of global assessment organizations. Nikki is the currently serving on the Executive Board for the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and was Chairman of the Board in 2017. She has also served as the Chair of the Security Committee in 2011-2012 and the Co-Chair of the Security Committee for 2013-2014. Additionally, she has contributed on a number of industry committees, including the Operational Best Practices Committee for ATP and has presented numerous papers at such conferences as ATP, E-ATP, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA), and the Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation (CLEAR).