Director of Data Forensics, Caveon Data Forensics℠
Dr. Sarah Toton is the Director of Data Forensics at Caveon where she manages a team of data engineers and data forensic scientists in conducting test security analyses and producing statistical reports for a large and diverse client base in the educational, medical, legal, and technology industries. She received a PhD in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Virginia and an MA in Psychology from Wake Forest University. Her research focuses on identifying predictors of item compromise and examinee pre-knowledge, particularly those that are based on item response time statistics. A winner of the Benjamin D. Wright Innovations in Measurement Award, she brings a strong background in Item Response Theory to her work and a creative approach to the challenges of an area with many unknown factors. Sarah regularly presents her work at the Conference of Test Security and is a member of the National Council of Measurement in Education and the Association of Test Publishers.