School of Justice students in a classroom

For over 30 years, both public and private agencies have trusted the Assessment Center to test those who protect and serve.

The Assessment Center can design a process or program to fit the unique needs of your organization for employment, promotion and personnel development decisions.

Our customized services and solutions include:

  • Affordable, tailored options for agencies of any size
  • Promotional / Executive Assessment Centers
  • Job Analyses
  • Psychological Testing
  • Structured Interviews
  • Job Simulation Exercises
  • Physical Ability Testing
  • Promotional and Written Examinations
  • Customized Training, Workshops and Consulting Services
  • International Training

Current Services and Programs

FBAT: Florida Basic Abilities Test
Measure basic abilities at the minimum level required upon entry into basic recruit training programs.

Advanced Driving Safety Program for Teens
Two-part program designed for teenagers, ages 16-21, to gain advanced skills and techniques to assist with real world driving situations and to avoid being in dangerous driving situations.

Physical Abilities Test
The Physical Ability Test (PAT) is one component of the entry-level selection process for the position of Law Enforcement Officer.

Equivalency of Training (EOT)
Designed to obtain a certification as an officer in Florida without first attending (or re-attending) a full basic recruit academy in Florida

Meet Our Team

Lisa M. Guinovart, M.S., Director

Lisa Guinovart is a highly experience Industrial/Organizational Practitioner with a focus in testing and assessments in public safety. She began her testing and assessment career with an international internet security company where she was responsible for the recruitment, testing, and assessment of new hired employees in Miami, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Colombia and Spain. She earned a Masters of the Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Carlos Albizu University. She leads the assessment team at Miami-Dade College in the implementation and evaluation of personnel selection programs including Psychological Testing, Physical Abilities Testing, Entry Level and Promotional Assessments, and Florida Basic Abilities Assessment. In addition to assessments, she is also responsible for the development and administration of international training programs for public safety professionals.


Armando Falcon, M.S., Assessment Analyst

Armando Falcon is an industrial/organizational psychology practitioner with a focus on psychometrics and employee development. He began his career as a human resource associate at a logistics organization where he was tasked with the development and implementation of various safety-related training programs, and the assessments for new employees. At the Assessment Center he is tasked with developing, administering, and evaluating the results of written examinations and assessment center exercises for the entry level and promotional positions. Mr. Falcon earned his Master’s Degree Industrial/Organizational Psychology and is currently pursuing a PhD in the same field from Florida International University (ABD status). His research interest include psychometrics and assessment methodology, employment law, and workplace diversity.


Chantal Ramirez, M.S., Assessment Analyst

Chantal Ramirez began her career in recruitment and selection processes within high-volume companies in the Telecommunications and Pharmaceutical industry in Puerto Rico. Her responsibilities included Training and Development, Project Management, Assessments of for managerial positions, among other duties. Upon moving to Miami, Florida she performed Recruitment processes as a Consultant for a company located in Puerto Rico. At the Assessment Center she is responsible for the development, validation, and administration of multiple assessment center exercises and written examinations for different Police departments. Ms. Ramirez’s obtained her M.S. in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Carlos Albizu University.


Gricelda Eguigure, M.S., Office Specialist

Gricelda Eguigure is our office specialist and administrative leader. She has been with the Assessment Center for 10 years and is a guiding force behind much of the success our firm has had over the years. She is responsible for all the logistics of our assessments including obtaining role players when needed, and the accommodations for our assessors helps that help make the assessing experience a positive one. Gricelda earned her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Florida International University.