is designed to leverage AI, automation, modern psychometrics, and user-friendly interface to drastically reduce assessment development efforts and deliver personalized assessments.

ST. PAUL, MN, April 08, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC; is pleased to announce that its next-generation platform,, was recently announced as a Finalist for the 2021 EdTech Awards. This follows the successful launch of the landmark platform in 2020, where it quickly garnered attention as a finalist for the Innovation award at the 2020 conference of the Association of Test Publishers.

ASC’s chief executive officer, Nathan Thompson, PhD, comments: “I am extremely proud to have the honor of announcing our achievement in the EdTech Awards. The incredible functionality of the platform comes from our excellent team of software engineers, psychometricians, and customer success staff. We continue to add new functionality every week, which makes it even more exciting.” brings together best practices in assessment with modern approaches to automation, AI, and software design. It is built to make it easier to develop and deliver high-quality assessments, using sound psychometrics aligned with international standards. Stronger assessments will produce more accurate information about people, whether K-12 benchmark exams, professional certifications, or employment tests – thereby improving the educational and career opportunities for everyone.

The test development module of includes customizable item banking, automated item review, automated item generation, multimedia management, and customizable orthogonal tagging to ensure that items meet curriculum or blueprint standards.

The delivery module includes AI-driven functionality for automated test assembly, computerized adaptive testing, multistage testing, and secure delivery with lockdown browser and remote proctoring.

Automated psychometric analytics are provided to ensure that assessments perform well, including classical test theory and item response theory.

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About Assessment Systems Corporation
Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC: has been a leader in the assessment industry since 1979, providing both world-class software for test development, secure delivery, and psychometric analytics, as well as extensive consulting services for testing organizations. ASC’s co-founder, Dr. David Weiss, is considered the father of computerized adaptive testing (CAT), and ASC was the first company to offer item banking and adaptive testing software to the public, in the early 1980s. ASC focuses on organizations that require high quality and high security from their exams, across industries such as certification, licensure, higher education, K-12 education, and pre-employment testing. ASC drives innovation internationally, partnering with Ministries of Education in countries as diverse as Colombia, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, and Botswana.

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