Welcome to NCTA!

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



Congratulations to This Year's Award Winners!

President's Award: Luke Brymer and Dr. Sara Rieder Bennett
Service & Leadership Award: Dr. Amystique Y.H. Church
Lifetime Achievement Award: C. Criss Gilbert
New Professional Award: Rachel Hample


NCTA and Cornerstone Strategies Test Monitoring Coaching Video Series™

Cornerstone Strategies has collaborated with NCTA, as well as some of the best international testing programs around the globe, to create the Cornerstone Test Monitor Coaching Video Series™.  These short, consumable videos will enhance training and ensure your proctors are prepared to spot suspicious behavior. NCTA members are entitled to a discount on these videos. More >>


Consortium of College Testing Centers (CCTC)

NCTA supports distance learning by providing this free web-based referral service. The CCTC 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.

CCTC Participant


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.