Episode 26 – Assessment Luminary, Suzanne Heiob, SAP

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary Suzanne Heiob, the Global Certification Product Owner of SAP, who began her journey with the company as a student. Among her responsibilities, she oversees the product roadmap and keeps an eye on market trends to ensure that they are adopted into the program. Suzanne shares her thoughts on the best practices and future of certification programs, along with discussing international challenges, the computer translation capability co-innovation with Questionmark, and the ITCC award it recently won.


Episode 25 – Assessment Luminary, Andre Allen, FifthTheory

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Andre Allen, Managing Member and Executive Vice President of FifthTheory, who has over 23 years of continuous experience in the test publishing industry. Andre has pioneered many of the technologies that are the basis for many of the assessment delivery and scoring options for today. Andre shares how he got into assessment and discusses how you can assess leadership, admissions testing and how we can do better around diversity in testing.


Episode 24 – Assessment Luminary, Linda Anguish, Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Linda Anguish, SPHR, Director of Accreditation Services at the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). She is responsible for the accreditation programs at ICE including the NCCA, ACAP and ICE’s newest accreditation program for ISO 17024 compliance. Linda shares how she got into assessment and credentialing and discusses the advantages of credentialing, the ICE certification program, diversity and the future of certification.


Episode 23 – Assessment Luminary, Stephen Sireci, UMass Amherst

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Stephen Sireci, Professor in the Psychometrics Program and Director, Center for Educational Assessment at University of Massachusetts Amherst. His work is well known in the world of assessment. Steve shares how he got into assessment and discusses his research around validity, the five sources for validity evidence and his good practice advice.


Episode 22 – Assessment Luminary, Jarrod Morgan, Meazure Learning

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Jarrod Morgan, Founder of ProctorU (now known as Meazure Learning) and Chief Strategy Officer. Jarrod has been a leader in the educational technology field for over 16 years. Jarrod shares how he got started in assessment and discusses all things proctoring, including where he sees proctoring going, good practices in remote proctoring and the human first approach.


Episode 21 – Assessment Luminary, Marten Roorda, Riiid Labs

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Marten Roorda, Chief Measurement and Learning Officer at AI and education company, Riiid Labs. Marten is a pioneer in educational technology, a leading innovator in computer-based testing, e-learning and adaptive learning and has an extensive background, which includes ACT, CITO and more. Marten shares how he got started in assessment and discusses how to use AI in assessment, adaptive learning and his best practice advice.


Episode 20 – Assessment Luminary, Alina von Davier, Duolingo

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Alina von Davier, Ph.D, Chief of Assessment at Duolingo. At Duolingo, Alina and her team operate at the forefront of computational psychometrics. Alina shares how she got into assessment and discusses how to make a high stakes test equitable with multiple instances, her experience as a female leader in the assessment space and her advice to people who want to progress in assessment.


Episode 19 – Assessment Luminary, Riz Khan, SAP

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary and “Learning Enthusiast,” Riz Khan of SAP. Riz is Global COO and Vice President of Training and Adoption at SAP and frequently partners with CxOs, executives and leadership groups to help them understand the importance of corporate education and the power of user adoption. Riz shares his background in assessment and learning and discusses the value of investing in learning and training and how assessments fit in, his best practice advice and the future of learning and adoption.


Episode 18 – Assessment Luminary, Gavin Cooney, Learnosity

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminary, Gavin Cooney, CEO and co-Founder of Learnosity, the leading provider of assessment infrastructure for the learning industry. As you may have heard Learnosity recently acquired Questionmark. Gavin discusses how he got into assessment and dives into various topics, including the importance of accessibility and inclusivity in education, the trends he’s noticed and how Questionmark and Leanosity fit together.


Episode 17 – Assessment Luminaries, Sharon Shrock and Bill Coscarelli, Criterion-Referenced Test Development

John Kleeman is joined by assessment luminaries, Sharon Shrock and Bill Coscarelli, co-authors of award winning book “Criterion-Referenced Test Development.” Sharon and Bill discuss how they got into assessment and tell the story of their book. The pair also shares patterns in testing they’ve seen working with various organizations and their advice.