The Testing Center at Weatherford College was recently awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association. They are one of only three centers in the State of Texas to receive this honor.
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.
“We worked on the criteria on and off for about two years,” said Lela Morris, WC Director of Testing.
“We had to present documentation and pictures of our testing center that showed we prescribed to the guidelines and best practices of the National College Testing Association. It was difficult and a lot to do.”
Two committees reviewed their work before awarding the certification, which will be in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continued compliance to national standards.
Congratulations are extended to the entire staff of the Weatherford College Testing Center 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.
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 numbers more than 2,000 testing professionals from 615 colleges and universities as well as 42 test companies and organizations offering test-related products and services.
Contact the Weatherford College Testing Center at 817-598-6488 for more information about the numerous testing services provided, or visit www.wc.edu/WC-testingcenter.
Photo: Carla Bowen, Lela Morris and Gwen Crabtree show off their NCTA Test Center Certification plaque.