Kishwaukee College Testing Services was awarded Test Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Criteria for certification are rigorous and are based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs.
Congratulations were extended by NCTA to Jenny Morgan, Coordinator of Testing Services at Kishwaukee College, as well as the entire Testing Services staff. Morgan and the Testing Services staff were cited for maintaining high test administration standards and for providing excellent service to a wide variety of students and community members in the performance of their duties.
Kishwaukee College Testing Services, located in the Learning Skills Center at the College, offers placement testing for incoming Kishwaukee College students but also offers a variety of professional standards and academic assessment testing including GED/high school equivalency, HiSET, ASE Student Certification, Illinois Nurse Aide Certification, SkillsUSA, TEAS, proficiency exams for foreign languages, and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam. In addition, Testing Services provides testing accommodations and proctoring services for distance learning programs. Kishwaukee College Testing Services is certified by PearsonVue and Certiport to provide tests for industry and workforce certifications.
Kishwaukee College Testing Services is one of a growing number of test centers in the U.S. and Canada to have completed the intensive NCTA certification process. The NCTA certification will be in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards.
The NCTA, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and high quality service in the administration of testing programs, offers certification to college and university test centers that demonstrate exemplary practices. NCTA membership numbers more than 2,200 testing professionals from 650 colleges and universities as well as 50 test companies and organizations offering test-related products and services.
For more information on National College Testing Association, visit www.ncta-testing.org; for information on Testing Services at Kishwaukee College, call 815-825- 9841 or visit www.kishwaukeecollege.edu/services/testing-services.
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