GED Testing Service Sessions at the COABE Annual Conference

Join GED Testing Service® April 2-5 at the 2017 Coalition on Adult Basic Education Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida. Stop by booths 214 through 217 to speak with one of our GED® test experts and check out the latest flyers, brochures and handbooks about the GED® test program.

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Register now for the 2017 GED Testing Service Annual Conference being held July 25 – 28, 2017 at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Our three-day conference is filled with informative workshops, engaging speakers and the opportunity to network with fellow educators. Don’t miss your chance to attend the PD event of the year!

The Buy a GED® test, Get a Free GED Ready™ Practice Testpromotion ends March 15th. As part of the promotion students can purchase a GED test voucher on GEDMarketplace.com and a free GED Ready voucher will be included at checkout. Both test vouchers are good for a full year. Click here for more information on this limited time offer.

Join us on March 14 at 11 a.m., ET and March 16 at 2 p.m., ET for the webinar, GEDPrep Connect: Follow-up Training – Your Interested Student List. We will review the GED Manager reports that allow you to find the students’ contact information and leverage best practices.This session is for adult educators and program managers who have access to GED Manager in states where students can elect to share scores with a program.

Do your students know that the order confirmation email they receive after scheduling a test contains several pieces of important and useful information?This email contains the subject(s) the student is scheduled to take, their appointment time and the rescheduling, cancellation and admission policies. The name, full address and directions to the Test Center are listed on the email as well.

Marty’s Corner: The GED® Test – What’s Next?

2016 was a year of great accomplishment regarding the GED® test. Based on a series of analyses done in 2015, GED Testing Service was able to recommend and implement a recalibration of the GED® test cut scores and performance levels. As part of that process we reset the minimum passing score for high school equivalency to 145 and replaced the GED® with Honors performance standard with two new performance levels, GED® College Ready (CR) and GED® College Ready + Credit (CR + credit). Colleges around the country began to evaluate these performance levels and began to implement them–a process we expect will continue and accelerate this year.

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