If the answer is yes to either question, we ask you to consider serving as proctor for the 2015 Certified Archivist examination. The exam will be given on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, in Cleveland, OH (the site of the SAA Annual Meeting); Boise, ID; Buffalo, NY; Jacksonville, FL; Little Rock, AR; and Sacramento, CA. It will also be given anywhere 5 or more eligible candidates wish to sit for the exam (we have averaged 11 additional “Pick Your Site” locations per year since 2004); those sites won’t be finalized until June.
The examination will last from 9:00 a.m. until noon; we ask proctors to arrive by 8:30 to check in candidates. The proctor’s duties include receiving the examination materials prior to the exam, checking in and reading directions to candidates, distributing and collecting the examinations, and returning the examination materials to the ACA office (we provide pre-addressed, pre-posted envelopes!).
If you would be interested in serving as a proctor, please respond by return email. Please note that you do not need to host the examination to serve as a proctor; if, however, you would be interested in hosting an administration of the exam (even if you can’t proctor), we would be interested in hearing from you, too!
We have had tremendous responses in the past to our call for proctors and site hosts, so assignments will made on a first-come, first-served basis. However, if you are in doubt, please do not hesitate to volunteer – we often have to search for some predetermined site proctors, and we never know where “Pick Your Site” locations (and proctors) will be needed!
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Grandin at the ACA Central Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
We thank you for your assistance!