HOOVER, ALA. — Today, ProctorU received the Employer of the Year – Small Business award from the Alabama Governor’s Committee for the Employment of People with Disabilities (AGCEPD).
The AGCEPD is a program of the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) aimed at educating the public on the benefits of hiring employees with disabilities and promoting greater independence for people with disabilities.
“ProctorU works hard to ensure the success of every employee,” Renee Marlow, ProctorU’s human resources manager, said, “so we are honored and thrilled to be nominated for this award. We strive to provide access to all the resources and tools our employees need to achieve success, especially when overcoming certain limitations.”
The AGCEPD’s website describes the Employer of the Year – Small Business award as a “public recognition of a small business that has shown outstanding outreach, initiative, and performance in employment of people with disabilities.”
The award was presented at a private luncheon on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Hoover Country Club as part of the October observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).
The Alabama Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (AGCEPD) is a program of the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS). Its primary goals are educating the public about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and promoting greater independence for people with disabilities.
ProctorU provides distance proctoring services for colleges, universities and certification organizations that offer examinations online. The service allows students to take their exams from nearly anywhere in a secured environment. ProctorU uses a patent-pending three-step process that confirms that the student who registered for the exam is the student who is taking the exam and is following the institution’s testing requirements. The service is modeled after the in-classroom experience and proctors monitor the entire process in order to ensure that a high level of integrity is maintained throughout the exam process. ProctorU offers live, person-to-person, real-time monitoring to nearly 1,000 colleges, universities and certification organizations, including the University of Alabama, the University of Florida and Northwestern University. ProctorU operates dedicated proctoring centers in Folsom, Calif., Livermore, Calif., Phoenix, Ariz., and Hoover, Ala.