TMCC's Test Proctors

About Test Proctoring

Proctoring services are beneficial to both instructors and learners as they help safeguard the security and academic integrity of the testing process through authentication, regulation and fairness.

Strict adherence to the rules of the college and guidelines for administering the test is critical in maintaining the integrity of the credentials for the whole organization. 

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Meet Our Proctors

TMCC’s proctors are charged with ensuring the integrity of every test they administer. They provide a quiet, orderly and welcoming environment for all test-takers. The proctors maintain equal opportunity during the testing process. Our proctors are vetted and trained to deliver professional, quality customer service, and to follow the best practices of the National College Testing Association. 

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Helen Scott; Manager, Lead Proctor
Helen was born in Michigan and moved to Reno in 2004. She started college at TMCC in 2008, earning her Associate of Applied Science in 2011, Associates of Arts in 2017, and is now currently working on the Bachelor's degree here at TMCC in Logistics Operations Management. Helen’s favorite class to date is American Sign Language. She started her TMCC career in the Financial Aid Office in 2008. She was hired full-time in 2013 and has enjoyed proctoring ever since. She has five grandchildren who keep her busy. Her passions include gardening, cooking, and making jewelry.

Tanner Sims
Tanner Sims; Proctor
Tanner was born in Globe, Arizona. He moved to Reno in 2009, where he graduated from Galena High School in 2011. He has been working for TMCC for just over a year and has been a proctor throughout his time here. Tanner is currently completing his Associate’s Degree and will be transitioning to a CNC Machinist program soon after. Tanner is a huge football fan, and also enjoys a variety of technical topics.
Margaurite Buddy

Margaurite Buddy; Proctor
Margaurite was born in a coastal village in Alaska but moved to Nevada at an early age. She earned an Associate of Arts in English from TMCC, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing from the University of Nevada, Reno. She is currently working on a Master of Arts in English Literature and Composition from Southern New Hampshire University. She enjoys attending her children’s sporting events, hiking with her husband, and spoiling the family dog

Dee Tanner

Dee Tanner; Proctor
Dee was born in Wisconsin but was raised in Iowa. She moved to Nevada in 1989 and loved it so much that she decided to stay. She graduated in 2000 with her bachelor’s in business administration. She has been working for the Nevada System of Higher Education for over 16 years. She decided to move from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) to TMCC in 2017. When she first started working at TMCC, she worked at Admissions and Records. She moved to become a proctor in 2018. Dee loves to help all students and any non-TMCC tester. Dee’s hobbies include cooking for her family and friends.