EAGAN, MN. – MARCH 14, 2017 – Scantron Corporation, a leading, global provider of assessment and analytics solutions today announced the upgrade of licensure and certification assessment solutions to deliver an enhanced end-user experience. Scantron is combining its world-class assessment development and program management capabilities with Questionmark’s proven assessment technology to deliver a uniquely superior licensure and certification assessment solution to the market. This full-service solution provides end-to-end design, development, delivery and reporting services for Scantron clients.
“This alliance combines the power of Scantron’s certification assessment design and development as well as psychometric expertise with Questionmark’s certification test delivery engine to provide clients secure, reliable, and psychometrically valid assessments,” said Scantron CEO Kevin Brueggeman. “We are empowering clients to reduce development time for licensure and certification tests, while ensuring the highest quality end product with a seamless experience for customers.”
The upgraded offering provides clients with access to the expertise needed to support a high-stakes assessment program, including Scantron assessment experts, psychometricians, program managers, operational leaders and customer support specialists. It also provides industry-leading tools for collaborative web-based test authoring, item banking, automated scoring and immediate access to valuable analytics on an interactive, visual platform. Clients can publish tests as soon as they are developed and approved, and can administer these secure assessments immediately, through the online platform.
“As we strive for complete customer satisfaction, we are proud to expand our offerings to become a one-stop-shop for clients in certification, licensure and corporate training environments,” said Nikki Eatchel, Scantron Senior Vice President, Assessment and Psychometrics. “Our expanded delivery and analytics capabilities as well as our professional training support from dedicated professionals make us unique in the industry.”
With the combination of industry-leading assessment expertise, high-quality program management, and powerful online capabilities, Scantron’s full-service solution is available to clients effective immediately and allows them to create more effective assessments in less time.
“Questionmark is excited to work with Scantron as both of us value quality and assessment results that you can trust,” said Questionmark CEO Eric Shepherd. “Scantron’s expertise and experience in developing sound testing instruments, along with Questionmark’s SaaS platform will provide a winning combination for any organization that relies on valid results to make informed and defensible decisions when life, limb, livelihood and reputation are on the line.”
Scantron is a leading global provider of assessments, analytics, technology services, and data capture solutions, headquartered in Eagan, MN, that empowers organizations to monitor, measure, and understand information in order to improve effectiveness. It serves organizations of all sizes including education institutions, commercial industries, and government agencies worldwide. For more than four decades, the Scantron brand has been recognized as the trusted source for reliable data capture, assessment, and analysis. Scantron is also a leading, national provider of managed IT and print services, as well as hardware maintenance solutions with its Harland Technology Services brand headquartered in Omaha, NE. Scantron Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings.
Debbie Serot, SVP Corporate Communications
Harland Clarke Holdings