Kelsey serves as the Director of Purdue Testing Services. While she oversaw the Accommodated Testing Center and its daily operations since 2015, her new role includes the addition of vendor-based exams like CLEP, Pearson, Praxis and more.
In 2016, Kelsey earned her master’s degree in student affairs and higher education from Indiana State University and will begin a doctoral program in higher educational leadership at the same institution in 2023.
Kelsey is an active member of the National Collegiate Testing Association (NCTA) and serves as NCTA Co-Chair for the Special Interest Group on Universal Access. She frequently presents on the topic of testing accommodations at both national and regional conferences.
When not working, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her loved ones and is an avid Boilermaker fan who bleeds black and gold. Boiler up!
Maddie stepped into the role of Accommodated Testing Coordinator in December 2022.
In 2019, Maddie earned her bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Indianapolis. Her primary instrument is alto saxophone. After completing her degree, Maddie served as a local high school band director for grades 6-12.
She is passionate about mental health and creating the least restrictive environment for learning. Maddie helps students and faculty break down barriers and stigma to promote Universal Design.
When not on campus, Maddie enjoys spending time with friends and family, drinking coffee, being in nature, and attending Broadway musicals.
Heather joined Purdue Testing Services in May 2023. She is a lifelong Boilermaker who graduated from Purdue in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in human services.
Heather previously worked in nonprofits and legal aid services.
Outside of work, they can be found watching the newest HBO show or spending time with their dog and niece. Heather is excited to be back at Purdue and working closely with students!
As the Senior Test Administrator for vendor testing at Purdue, Bahiyyih helps testers navigate the challenges of high-stakes testing.
She has a master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in teaching English to speakers of other languages, specializing in pronunciation and testing of academic English. She has lived and taught ESL in Tokyo, Japan, and more recently Chengdu, China—famous for its pandas and mouth-numbing hot peppers.
Bahiyyih is attempting to learn (but not yet mastering) Spanish, Japanese and Chinese. She has come to love the process of second language discovery along with her students.
You may see Bahiyyih commuting to campus or playing Pikmin Bloom on her trusty blue bike.