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Staff Resources for Online Learning - Lisa Epley

Lisa Epley

Lisa Epley

Testing Center Specialist

Office:  Garrett Conference Center 107C
Phone:  (270) 745-3426 (Main Campus) or (270) 745-2953 (Commonwealth School)


B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies w/emphasis in Business, 2010-Current, WKU




As the Testing Specialist of Distance Learning, Lisa is responsible for supervising student proctors and team leaders. Prior to joining Western Kentucky University (WKU), Lisa became a member of the Kentucky Army National Guard (KYARNG), and began working for the Department of Defense as a Training Specialist with an emphasis in Quality Assurance and Testing Administrator within the military sector. Retiring from the military in 2008, after 28 years of service, she worked for the Bowling Green Police Department as a dispatcher. Six months later, she was given the opportunity to work with Western Kentucky University (WKU) as a Testing Specialist, and accepted the position in January 2010. 


National College Testing Association, 2010-present, member

Golden Key International Honour Society, 2012-present, member, 2013-present, member


With experience in testing and training, Lisa’s research is currently concerning the aspects of testing and proctor training thru face to face and online learning. Also, research is ongoing regarding broadening the spectrum of additional avenues for students throughout the globe to test as an alternate location, should the need arise.


“Sexual Harassment”  and “Equal Opportunity Training”

Kentucky Army National Guard, Greenville, KY 42345

Conducted twice per year beginning 2002-2008


“Drowning in a Lake of Registration Paperwork? One Testing Center’s Solution”

National College Testing Association, Minneapolis, MN 2012


“Inevitable Cheating Incidents and How to Combat Them” Virtual Interactive Conference

National College Testing Association, Denver, CO 2014

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