John Fremer

Higher Ed, P-12

  • Assessment
  • Cheating
  • Entrance exams
  • Standardized tests

John Fremer is a founder of Caveon Test Security, a company that helps improve security in test development, test administration, reporting, and score use and also assists states, test program sponsors, and other entities to investigate testing irregularities. He is president of Caveon Consulting Services and is actively involved in Caveon security audits and related services. Fremer has more than 50 years of testing experience, including management positions at ETS and Pearson. He is past president of the Association of Test Publishers, the National Council on Measurement in Education, and the Association for Assessment in Counseling. Fremer received the 2007 ATP award for contributions to measurement. He is co-author of the 2013 TILSA Test Security Guidebook and the 2015 TILSA Test Security: Lessons Learned by States Assessment Programs in Preventing, Detecting, and Investigating Test Security Irregularities, and co-editor of the 2013 Handbook of Test Security. Fremer posts regularly to the blog CSI Security Insights at He has a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College, CUNY and a doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University.