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DL Testing Center Staff - Tabatha Spain Phillips

Tabatha Spain Phillips

Tabatha Spain Phillips

Testing Center Coordinator

Office:  107C Garrett Conference Center
Phone:  (270) 745-5122
Email:  tabatha.phillips@wku.edu

Bio:

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’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.  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. 



Education:

B.A., Graphic Design, 2005, Western Kentucky University

M.A., Organizational Leadership, 2014, Western Kentucky University

Certificate in Leadership Studies, 2013, Western Kentucky University

 

Affiliations (professional organizations)

Awarded the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Service Award.

Elected to the National College Testing Association (NCTA) Board of Directors, Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges (KCTAC) Board Member, KATAC Conference Chair.

National College Testing Association (NCTA):

  • Member since 2005
  • ADHOC Distance Learning Chair since 2013
  • Consortium of College Testing Centers’ Manager since 2014
  • Currently serving on the Technology Committee, Testing Certification Committee, and Credibility/Policy Committee.

Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges (KATAC):

  • Member since 2010
  • Hosted the 2013 KATAC Conference
  • Co-hosted the 2015 KATAC Conference
  • Board member from July 2014-March 2015

 
Presentations

2012:

Phillips, T. & Epley, L. (2012, Aug.) Drowning in a Lake of Registration Paperwork? One Testing Center’s Solution. Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Minneapolis, MN.

2013:

Phillips, T. & Zippin, A. (2013, Aug.) In Discord with Distance Learning Exams? Come Learn Ways to Harmonize. Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Nashville, TN.

Phillips, T., Elliott, A., & Amador, E. (2013, Aug.) Becoming In-Tune with Training. Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Nashville, TN.

Phillips, T. & Zippin, A. (2013, Oct.) Overheated Because of Distance Learning Exams? Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Distance Education and Independent Learning in Bowling Green, KY.

2014:

Phillips, T. & Zippin, A. (2014, Mar.) In Discord with Distance Learning Exams? Come Learn Ways to Harmonize. Presented at the annual conference for the Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges in Morehead, KY.

Phillips, T. & Zippin, A. (2014, May) Distance Learning Exams Causing a Road-Block? Presented at the Great Lakes Testing Conference in Columbus, OH.

Phillips, T. & Zippin, A. (2014, Sept.) Feeling Barricaded by Distance Learning Exams? Presented at the annual conference for the National College Testing Association in Denver, CO.

2015:

Phillips, T. (2015, September) Preparing Your Training Sails to Navigate the Rough Testing Waters. Presented at the Annual National College Testing Association Conference in St. Petersburg, FL.

Phillips, T. (2015, Mar.) NCTA Testing Center Certification. Presented at the annual conference for the Kentucky Association of Testing Administrators at Colleges in Bowling Green, KY.

2016:

Phillips, T. (2016, May) Preparing Your Training Sails to Navigate the Rough Testing Waters. Presented at the Annual Great Lakes Testing Conference in Huron, OH.

Phillips, T. (2016, March) NCTA Testing Certification. Presented at the Tennessee Testing Adminisrators Meeting in Nashville, TN.

Phillips, T. (2016, March) KATAC Organization. Presented at the Tennessee Testing Administrators Meeting in Nashville, TN.


Campus Involvement:

WKU CWD Staff Leadership Institute: 2009-2010

 

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