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<p>Pursuing B.F.A., Graphic Design</p>
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<p><strong>Bio</strong></p>
<p>As a testing specialist, Anthony assists the Testing Coordinator with the daily operations of the DL Testing Centers, supervises the proctoring staff, and is responsible for training the proctoring staff on security and integrity of testing materials for the DL Testing Centers.&nbsp; Additionally, he processes off-site exam requests including the approval process of off-site proctors, as well as, assists students with scheduling exams.</p>
<p><strong>Affiliations</strong></p>
<p>National College Testing Association (NCTA): Member since 2010</p>
<p>Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges (KATAC):</p>
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<li>Member since 2010</li>
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<p>Assisted in hosting the 2013 KATAC Conference</p>
<p><strong>Camups Involvement:</strong></p>
<p>WKU CWD Staff Leadership Institute: 2011-2012</p>
<p>Assists with functions at the Downing Student Union (DSU)</p>
<p><strong>Presentations</strong></p>
<p>Phillips, T., Elliott, A., &amp; Amador. E. (2013, Aug.) <em>Becoming In-Tune with Training</em>. Presented an the annual conference for the College Testing Association in Nashville, TN.</p>
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    [Office] => South Campus Academic Wing C239
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<p>B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies w/emphasis in Business, 2010-Current, WKU</p>
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<p><strong>BIO</strong></p>
<p>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.&nbsp;</p>
<p><strong>Affiliations</strong></p>
<p>National College Testing Association, 2010-present, member</p>
<p>Golden Key International Honour Society, 2012-present, member</p>
<p>HonorSociety.org, 2013-present, member</p>
<p><strong>Research</strong></p>
<p>With experience in testing and training, Lisa&rsquo;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.</p>
<p><strong>Presentations</strong></p>
<p>&ldquo;Sexual Harassment&rdquo;&nbsp; and &ldquo;Equal Opportunity Training&rdquo;</p>
<p>Kentucky Army National Guard, Greenville, KY 42345</p>
<p>Conducted twice per year beginning 2002-2008</p>
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<p>&ldquo;Drowning in a Lake of Registration Paperwork? One Testing Center&rsquo;s Solution&rdquo;</p>
<p>National College Testing Association, Minneapolis, MN 2012</p>
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<p>&ldquo;Inevitable Cheating Incidents and How to Combat Them&rdquo; Virtual Interactive Conference</p>
<p>National College Testing Association, Denver, CO 2014</p>
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    [Office] => Garrett Conference Center 107B
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<p>As coordinator, Tabatha oversees the staff and operations of the DL Testing Centers. She works closely with the WKU faculty to coordinate course exams at WKU&rsquo;s campuses, as well as, off-site testing locations. Prior to her position as coordinator, Tabatha was the Distance Learning Testing Specialist from 2005-2010.&nbsp; In this position, Tabatha supervised the proctoring staff and daily operations of the DELO Testing Center. She also processed off-site exam requests and scheduled students for exams.&nbsp;</p>
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<p><strong>Education:</strong></p>
<p>B.A., Graphic Design, 2005, Western Kentucky University</p>
<p>M.A., Organizational Leadership, 2014, Western Kentucky University</p>
<p>Certificate in Leadership Studies, 2013, Western Kentucky University</p>
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<p><strong>Affiliations (professional organizations)</strong></p>
<p>Awarded the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Service Award.</p>
<p>Elected to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Board of Directors, Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges (KCTAC) Board Member, KATAC Conference Chair.</p>
<p>National College Testing Association (NCTA):</p>
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<li>Member since 2005</li>
<li>ADHOC Distance Learning Chair since 2013</li>
<li>Consortium of College Testing Centers&rsquo; Manager since 2014</li>
<li>Currently serving on the Technology Committee, Testing Certification Committee, and Credibility/Policy Committee.</li>
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<p>Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges (KATAC):</p>
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<li>Member since 2010</li>
<li>Hosted the 2013 KATAC Conference</li>
<li>Co-hosted the 2015 KATAC Conference</li>
<li>Board member from July 2014-March 2015</li>
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<p>&nbsp;<br /><strong>Presentations</strong></p>
<p><strong>2012:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Epley, L. (2012, Aug.) <em>Drowning in a Lake of Registration Paperwork? One Testing Center&rsquo;s Solution. </em>Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Minneapolis, MN.</p>
<p><strong>2013:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Zippin, A. (2013, Aug.) <em>In Discord with Distance Learning Exams? Come Learn Ways to Harmonize. </em>Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Nashville, TN.</p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>., Elliott, A., &amp; Amador, E. (2013, Aug.) <em>Becoming In-Tune with Training. </em>Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Nashville, TN.</p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Zippin, A. (2013, Oct.) <em>Overheated Because of Distance Learning Exams? </em>Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning in Bowling Green, KY.</p>
<p><strong>2014:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Zippin, A. (2014, Mar.) <em>In Discord with Distance Learning Exams</em>? <em>Come Learn Ways to Harmonize.</em> Presented at the annual conference for the Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges in Morehead, KY.</p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Zippin, A. (2014, May) <em>Distance Learning Exams Causing a Road-Block? </em>Presented at the Great Lakes Testing Conference in Columbus, OH.</p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. &amp; Zippin, A. (2014, Sept.) <em>Feeling Barricaded by Distance Learning Exams?</em> Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Denver, CO.</p>
<p><strong>2015:</strong></p>
<p><strong><strong>Phillips, T.</strong> </strong>(2015, September) Preparing Your Training Sails to Navigate the Rough Testing Waters.<strong> </strong>Presented at the Annual National College Testing Association Conference in St. Petersburg, FL.</p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. (2015, Mar.) <em>NCTA Testing Center Certification</em>. Presented at the annual conference for the Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges in Bowling Green, KY.</p>
<p><strong>2016:</strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T. </strong>(2016, May) Preparing Your Training Sails to Navigate the Rough Testing Waters.<strong> </strong>Presented at the Annual Great Lakes Testing Conference in Huron, OH.<strong><br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T. </strong>(2016, March) NCTA Testing Certification. Presented at the Tennessee Testing<strong> </strong>Adminisrators Meeting in Nashville, TN.<strong><br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>Phillips, T</strong>. (2016, March) KATAC Organization. Presented at the Tennessee Testing Administrators Meeting in Nashville, TN.</p>
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<p><strong>Campus Involvement:</strong></p>
<p>WKU CWD Staff Leadership Institute: 2009-2010</p>
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Staff


Anthony Elliott

Anthony Elliott
- Testing Center Specialist

  • Email: elliowa@wku.edu
  • Office: Garrett Conference Center 107C
  • Phone Number: (270) 745-5122
Lisa Epley

Lisa Epley
- Testing Center Specialist

  • Email: lisa.epley@wku.edu
  • Office: South Campus Academic Wing C239
  • Phone Number: (270) 745-2953
Tabatha Phillips

Tabatha Phillips
- Testing Center Coordinator


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