What is NCTA?   Latest News
The National College Testing Association (NCTA) is a non-profit organization of testing professionals working in post-secondary institutions, in companies with test-related products and services, and in other professional testing venues. NCTA was organized in 2000.

The NCTA's Mission
  • Enhance professional testing practices
  • Offer opportunities for professional development
  • Encourage professional support activities
  • Advance collaborative efforts among testing professionals, testing companies, and other policy-making agencies


Call for Governing Council Nominations

The NCTA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2021 election of board positions.  In accordance with the bylaws, the Nominating Committee collects and reviews nominations and compiles the final ballot. Voting will take place in June.

This year there are four seats to be filled; three Governing Board openings and one President-elect.  Each Governing Board seat represents a three year term while the President-elect represents a four year term on the Governing Council beginning with the August 2021 conference and ending with the 2024 conference.

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Need A Proctor?   NCTA Services

NCTA Proctoring Network (NPN)

NCTA supports distance learning by providing this free web-based referral service. The Proctoring Network web page contains a listing of testing centers across the country and abroad that are willing to provide proctoring services to students away from their campuses.


NCTA Standards
NCTA has established standards and guidelines for testing centers and testing personnel. A list of test administrators who have endorsed these standards may be found on this website.