1. To foster collaboration among test prep providers in an effort to promote, support, and develop the professional activities of test preparation providers.
2. To share best practices, effective use of materials, and professional standards in the industry.
3. To advocate for the appropriate administration and use of standardized tests for admissions and assessment purposes.
Code of Ethics
All National Test Preparation Association (NTPA) members are required to pledge adherence to the principles described in our Code of Ethics when admitted to membership and annually with membership renewal.
Members are expected to:
• practice within the boundaries of their competence
• avoid conflicts of interest and disclose potential conflicts to clients
• maintain nondiscriminatory, confidential and professional relationships with clients
• accept payment only for work performed
• represent themselves honestly and refrain from making disparaging public remarks about other NTPA members
A nationally recognized leader in test prep, Mike Bergin founded Chariot Learning in Rochester, NY in 2009 to deliver on the promise of what truly transformative, individualized education can and should be.
Mike is also the founder of the free testing and admissions answer site TestBright, co-host of the Tests and the Rest college admissions industry podcast and conference series, and creator of the Facebook industry group for test prep professionals, Test Prep Tribe. Lastly, Mike is the co-author of the Amazon bestseller Crash and Learn: Lessons in Business.
Find Mike at https://chariotlearning.com/
Brian Eufinger is the co-founder of Atlanta-based Edison Prep. With his wife, Silvia, the Edison Prep duo have tutored over 15,000 students for a combined 50,000+ hours for the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GMAT, SSAT, and SAT Subject Tests. They are sought after by school districts throughout the southeast to conduct out-of-state ACT/SAT bootcamps. Approximately 1/4 of their ACT Bootcamp students travel from other states to attend.
Brian graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2004. He is an active member of Washington University’s Young Alumni chapter in Atlanta, as well as the WashU Alumni Admissions Interviewer Program.
Find Brian at https://www.edisonprep.com
Aaron Golumbfskie is the Education Director at PrepMatters and has logged more than 20,000 hours of one-on-one tutoring. He continues to tutor every day, but he hopes to serve even more students by spending much of his time creating pedagogical materials and leading the training and mentoring of new tutors at PrepMatters.
While studying for his B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Johns Hopkins, he began an undergraduate teaching assistant program within his department that still continues. He also took advantage of many teaching opportunities en route to a Ph.D. from the University of California – Berkeley, serving as an instructor for subjects ranging from introductory chemistry to advanced statistical thermodynamics.
He spends most of his time outside the office with his wife, son and daughter. He also gets very cranky if he can’t do at least some recreational reading every day.
Find Aaron at https://prepmatters.com/
Travis Minor, owner of Open Door Education in Acton and Concord, MA, has helped thousands of students succeed on standardized tests of all shapes and sizes. Travis earned his BS in Secondary Education at the University of Vermont and his M.Ed. at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, where he continues to work as the Education Entrepreneurship Teaching Fellow.
Travis has served as a City Heroes Team Leader, a trustee of The Scholarship Fund of Concord and Carlisle, and as a volunteer firefighter.
Find Travis at https://opendoor.education/
Pranoy Mohapatra, founder of PMTutoring LLC in central New Jersey, has been tutoring since he was a high school sophomore at the Academy of Health and Science in 2007.
After spending his undergraduate career at Penn State and completing one year of medical school, Pranoy determined that his calling was in helping others thrive academically. He created PMTutoring in 2015, and he obtained his masters in Healthcare Administration from Columbia University while building his company. He is strongly committed to helping students navigate not only standardized tests, but their own career journeys in an increasingly competitive and globalized environment.
Outside of academia, Pranoy enjoys spending time outdoors and is particularly fond of fishing. He also is passionate about cooking, watching football, and traveling.
Find Pranoy at https://pmtutoring.com/
Jason Robinovitz is the Chief Operating Officer of Score At The Top Learning Centers & Schools, a family owned group of tutoring companies and schools in South Florida. As team leader for a staff of more than 100 educators, Jason is in charge of strategic decision-making, including best practice policies, customer service, staffing, training, marketing, systems, and technology.
Jason is an active member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Secondary School Admission Test Board.
Jason graduated from the University of Denver with a BSBA in Finance and concentrations in Real Estate and Leadership. Three years later, he graduated from Emory University School of Law with a concentration in business and corporate law. Jason practiced medical malpractice law for five years before joining Score At The Top. He is an active member of the Florida Bar.
Find Jason at https://www.scoreatthetop.com/
Bara Sapir, MA, CHt, CNLP, MSBR-T is an internationally recognized expert in high-performance coaching and personal empowerment. She has more than 20 years of experience teaching test prep, including six years as an instructor for The Princeton Review.
A pioneer in bringing holistic, human potential techniques to the study process, Sapir is Founder/CEO of City Test Prep, a full-service test preparation and tutoring company with offices in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the co-author of The Full Potential GMAT Sentence Correction Intensive, published by Nova Press, and creator of the Full Potential™ audio series. She also developed MindFlow, a test-specific mindful speed reading workshop.
Sapir holds Masters degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary and the University of Michigan, as well as certifications in Hypnosis, Integrative Life Coaching, Reiki, Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), Mindfulness (MSBR-T), and Counseling.
Find Bara at https://citytestprep.com/
Amy Seeley is the President of Seeley Test Pros, a test preparation company serving students across Northeastern Ohio. After graduating from John Carroll University in 1993 with a degree in Secondary Education, she immediately began her career in test preparation working with The Princeton Review.
Amy turned her passion for test prep into a career at Townsend Learning Centers, where she assumed the role of Director of Test Preparation Services. Amy began Seeley Test Pros in 2006. She has helped tens of thousands of students achieve National Merit status, be admitted to highly selective colleges and universities, and earn lucrative scholarships based on high test scores.
Amy is the founder and co-host of Tests and the Rest: College Admissions Industry podcast. She has presented at national test preparation conferences and is a frequent contributor to the Test Prep Tribe. Amy is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.
Find Amy at https://seeleytestpros.com