Innovation - 1 : the introduction of something new
2 : a new idea, method, or device.
Accepting nominations for the 2016 Innovations in Assessment Award now.
This award recognizes an individual or a work group for the development of an innovative personnel assessment tool, the use of an existing assessment tool in an innovative manner, or general innovations in assessment policies or procedures which resulted in improved effectiveness, efficiencies, or cost savings. You may nominate yourself or someone in our field who has developed an innovative tool or technique.
The Innovations in Assessment Award will be presented at the upcoming IPAC Conference that will be held July 31st to August 3rd in sunny Sacramento, CA. The winner will receive an engraved plaque to commemorate the accomplishment, the opportunity to present a paper about the innovation at the IPAC conference, and a waiver of the conference registration fee for one person. In addition, award recipient(s) will be invited to share their innovation with the IPAC membership in a future issue of the Assessment Council News publication.
2015 - Anthony S. Boyce, Jeffrey S. Conway, Pat M. Caputo and Christopher R. Huber (Aon Hewitt). Development of the Adaptive Employee Personality Test.
2014 - Maria Bain and Jonathan Liepe. (Honorable Mention). Validation and Redesign of Assessment and Selection Process for In-Bound Customer Service Center.
2006 - Charles K. Brooks, Jeff Maile and Steve Sutton, Georgia Merit System.
2005 - Ken Bott, Christopher Daclan, Craig Haines, Robert Pfingsthorn, Leah Salgado Christina Pizzaro-Winting, Brad Wilson. City of Long Beach, CA.
2004 - Elizabeth A. Reed and the Safety Forces Testing Team. Columbus, Ohio Civil Service Commission
2003 - Elizabeth B. Kolmstetter and the Standards, Assessment, and Selection Team Transportation Security Administration
2002 - John C. Kraus, Director, Division of Selection Services, Jersey Department of Personnel
2001 - The Research and Development Branch. Immigration and Naturalization Service
2000 - Elizabeth Kaido, Paul Kaiser, and Raymond Mullin. Testing Services Division, New York State Department of Civil Service