Center for Testing & Assessment Opens at CMCC
November 12, 2014
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently to mark the formal opening of the new Center for Testing and Assessment at Central Maine Community College (CMCC).
This new, state-of-the-art facility provides academic, placement, and industry certification testing to help students and professionals accomplish their career goals. As a Pearson VUE ® Authorized Test facility, the Center provides a secure environment for the delivery of all academic and professional certification tests. Exams offered include Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, Linux, ASE Automotive, ETS Praxis, and Excelsior College. CLEP and DSST exams, which enable students to earn college credit for knowledge obtained outside the traditional classroom, are also offered at the Center.
The Center is partially funded by a $13 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. This grant is also funding the Maine is IT! initiative, which is enabling Maine's community colleges to offer new information technology programs such as network and computer security. The Maine is IT! program is an equal opportunity/affirmative action program. Adaptive equipment will be provided upon request to persons with disabilities.
The CMCC Center for Testing and Assessment is located in Jalbert Hall right across from the library. It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and from 12:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Most tests are administered by appointment only. For more information, please contact Dan Dundore, center administrator at (207) 755-5450 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also available on the college website at www.cmcc.edu.
Photo caption: Preparing to cut the ribbon at the formal opening of the CMCC Center for Testing and Assessment are left to right Dan Dundore, test center administrator, Scott Knapp, president of CMCC, Michelle Hawley, TAACCCT grant project manager, and Bob Boucher, dean of information technology services.