Welcome to ATP: The intelligent voice for testing

Promoting and preserving the general welfare of testing and its value to society in all its forms and uses since 1992.

ATP is a global, nonprofit organization representing providers of tests and assessment tools and/or services related to assessment for clinical, occupational, certification, licensure, educational or other similar professional measurement uses.  ATP members are the leading publishers and assessment service providers in today's testing industry who are committed to encouraging international strategies which advance the position of the industry, its technology, and the science that supports it. [Contact us: ATP Inquiries]

The Benefits of Membership

When you join ATP you are part of an international network of members committed to advancing the integrity of assessment services and products and their value to a global society. In fact networking is the number one reason our members give for joining! Members also receive discounts on conference registration and sponsorship, career center listings and advertising, as well as an enhanced marketing profile in the industry. Even more importantly, ATP members support the only organization committed to the unique challenges of the entire assessment community as a whole.

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News Flashes from ATP

The Association of Test Publishers is pleased to announce three new publications:  EU General Data Protection Regulation Compliance Guide which provides an overview of the EU-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its requirements for protecting the personal data and privacy of individuals located in the European Union; Workforce Skills Credentialing, Security Survey Report, Book 1 which provides important information for all stakeholders involved in the workforce credentialing space; and Workforce Skills Credentialing, Security Framework, Book 2, which is designed to be used as a stand-alone guide or together with the efforts of other organizations (E.g.. Connecting Credentials, the European Commission) to provide greater transparency regarding assessment-based workforce skills credentials.  All three of these publications are available in bound copy through the ATP Bookstore.  The Workforce Skills Credentialing, Survey Report, Book 1 is available as a .pdf in the Guidelines Surveys Section of the ATP Website.  The Workforce Skills Credentialing, Security Framework, Book 2 is available here to both members and nonmembers.


Leading the Conversation

The Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and its members are taking an active stance to address the conflicting messages around the value and the use of standardized testing. As The Intelligent Voice for Testing, the ATP is in an ideal position to refocus the conversation about testing and assessment away from the sometimes confusing information we see and read in the media. Read more...