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Strider Swope

Testing Center Manager

Strider Swope


  • Master of Business Administration, Colorado State University Pueblo
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Colorado State University Pueblo
  • Associate of Arts in French Language, Pueblo Community College
  • Associate of Applied Science Culinary Arts Management, Pueblo Community College
  • Associate of General Studies Business Management, Pueblo Community College
  • Dining Service Certificate, Pueblo Community College


Mr. Swope is a subject matter expert in standardized test administration. He served as chair of the Rocky Mountain College Testing Association from 2009 to 2013. He has been a member of the National College Testing Association since 2008 and he was awarded the Professional Contribution Award for his involvement in hosting the NCTA's Denver Conference in 2014.  He has done consulting work for the College Board on the Accuplacer exam and served on the Credit for Prior Learning Committee for the Colorado Community College System.  He has administered exams to thousands of students and test candidates for the largest testing vendors in the world, including College Board, ACT, Scantron, Pearson VUE, Prometric/ETS, among others. He has a passion for student success, access, and inclusion. His higher education experience includes testing center management, international students services (RO/PDSO), study abroad, extended studies, foreign language tutoring (French and Italian), and diversity/inclusion initiatives. His international experience includes study abroad in France and Italy as well as student recruitment trips to South Korea and Indonesia.  He also was honored as Distinguished Alumnus of Pueblo Community College in 2011 and he was honored as Second Place Outstanding Administrative Professional Employee at CSU Pueblo in 2022.  In additional to higher education, he has professional experience in the local government (DMV), retail, and food service industries.
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