LSUA’s Testing Services was recently awarded Test Center 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.
LSUA’s Testing Center is the first testing facility in the state of Louisiana to become certified and is one of a growing number of centers throughout the United States and Canada to have completed the intensive certification process.
The certification is in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards.
“We are proud to become the first testing center in the state to be certified by the NCTA. We worked very hard on obtaining the certification and I’m proud of the work put in toward achieving this goal,” says Katie Cooley, LSUA Testing Center director.
The National College Testing Association, 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 includes 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.