Wiregrass Testing Center Earns National Recognition

Staff Report From Valdosta CEO

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Testing Center on the Valdosta Campus has been awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association.  Wiregrass met the rigorous criteria for certification based on the NCTA Professional Standards and Guidelines, which were developed to guide post-secondary test centers in the delivery of quality testing programs.

The Wiregrass Valdosta Campus Testing Center is one amongst a growing number of test centers in the United States and Canada to have completed this intensive certification process.  This certification will be in place for five years and can be renewed by demonstrating continue compliance to national standards.
Katrina Royal serves as the college’s Director of Testing and Special Populations and the entire staff works hard to maintain high test administration standards and provide excellent services to a wide variety of students and community members.
The Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass administered 3,841 tests during the 2017-2018 school year expects that to increase to 5,000 for FY19.  The exams for the public that are administered on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass are; GACE, CLEP, Post, WorkKeys, SAT, GED, Pearson VUE Certification Exams, Proctored Exams, and SmarterProctoring.
The National College Testing Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of professionalism and high quality service in the administration of testing programs, and offers certification to college and university test centers that demonstrate exemplary practices.