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Newcomer III

CISSP Exam Proctor?

About a month back I thought I saw some info on the ISC2 site about volunteering to be an exam proctor.  Has this been removed?  Changed because of the new test format?


Best regards,
Rick
CISSP, PMP, ITILv3, LSSGB
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Contributor I

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

I am not sure about proctor - but there was definitely an initiative for volunteers to help in crafting an exam questionnaire version - if this is what you refer to - there was a separate email with instructions and contact details. I am not sure about the proctoring part - maybe it was a part of this or completely different thing?

Newcomer III

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

I've seen the crafting of exams.  At one time, one could proctor an exam, earn 8 CPE's.  It would make sense to remove it and update it since the new exam is 3 hours or less.


Best regards,
Rick
CISSP, PMP, ITILv3, LSSGB
Community Manager

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

Hi Rick!

I believe you're thinking of our request for volunteers to help with item writing for various exams. From what I understand, we haven't asked for proctors since 2011/2012.

If you're up for helping with item writing, please reach out! All travel costs are paid. Email examdevelopment@isc2.org with your Member ID#

Thanks!!
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Newcomer III

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

Maybe I'm wrong, but I just took my exam on Sept 30th, 2017 and they had to wait until the two proctors or CISSP volunteers arrived to monitor us while we took the exam.  If we needed to get up they would escort us, lock the PC, etc...  When done escort us back to the PC, log us back in, etc..  They were there for the day wile the exam was being administered. 


Best regards,
Rick
CISSP, PMP, ITILv3, LSSGB
Viewer II

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

Im interested in this as well and the same thing was noticed during my CISSP exam (Oct 2017).  Proctors earned 8 CPE's.  Anyone have more details?

 

Bill

Moderator

Re: CISSP Exam Proctor?

Good afternoon,

 

You are correct. We previously had the option for (ISC)² members to proctor(8)/supervise(16) the paper-based examinations to earn CPEs. When the exam format switched to computer-based testing, we did still offer proctoring opportunities for the few mobile CBT exams that were being offered. As of recently, we are no longer offering the mobile CBT exams; all exams have to be administered at an approved Pearson VUE location. This also means that we are no longer offering proctoring opportunities.

 

As @KaityEagle has mentioned, if anyone is interested in volunteering for exam item writing, please email examdevelopment@isc2.org with your member ID number. 

 

If anyone has any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at avance@isc2.org.

 

Best,

Amanda Vance