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ACCUPLACER® National Conference: The New Vision a Year Later
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Dr. Jack Scott
Chancellor, California Community Colleges
The 2013 ACCUPLACER National Conference will take place June 28–30 in San Francisco, Calif., at the Palace Hotel. Join your colleagues and benefit from an exciting lineup of informative sessions on innovative practices and case studies that lead to student success. You will hear about the implementation and impact of ACCUPLACER's New Vision, which includes ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab, state customized assessments, the official iPhone study app and much more.

Deadline extended! Register for early-bird pricing ($225) by May 16, 2012.

Highlights from the 2011 ACCUPLACER National Conference

• Presentations from the
  2011 ACCUPLACER National Conference (.pdf/203KB)
• Photographs from the
  2011 ACCUPLACER National Conference
ACCUPLACER Academic Year 2012–2013 Pricing
For the fourth consecutive year (August 1, 2012–July 31, 2013), ACCUPLACER will not increase prices. The per-unit pricing for all categories will remain the same as the current academic year's: standard cost, $2.10; College Board member cost/volume discount, $1.95; state initiative cost, $1.75. This systemwide announcement does not apply to institutions or states where specific pricing contracts govern.
Online Professional Development Series
Register for the ACCUPLACER professional development series. These free, one-hour sessions delivered online are designed for faculty and staff in both K–12 and higher education who want to learn more or brush up on the ACCUPLACER program, best practices and system enhancements.

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ACCUPLACER in the News
ACCUPLACER's Response to the CCRC Studies
The ACCUPLACER program has listened to concerns from educators and has taken actions to address the growing challenges with remediation in the United States. Take advantage of multiple weight measures, a customized online intervention tool, new diagnostics assessments and many other initiatives of ACCUPLACER's New Vision.
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Placement in College Remedial Classes
In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, ACCUPLACER points out new technologies and services offered to institutions to ensure the valid and reliable evaluation of a student's college and career readiness.
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Remedy for Remedial Courses
ACCUPLACER is offered as a cost-saving solution and a proven college readiness tool to high school juniors and seniors in Massachusetts. JFY Networks adopts ACCUPLACER Diagnostics in a pilot program; amazing posttest results lead to program expansion.
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Transitioning to Online Placement Testing at a Large University
University of Oregon turns to ACCUPLACER's Reading Comprehension and Listening Comprehension tests and WritePlacer® for accurate placement and scoring. Their adoption of ACCUPLACER proves to be cost-effective, leads to more systematic, accurate and consistent placement, and allows for better use of faculty time and better face-validity with students.
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ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationLab
Jodi Tholen, data and testing coordinator at Brooklyn Center High School in Minnesota, shares how ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab helped a student graduate from high school and pursue higher education:

"The student should have graduated in 2010. His one-month participation in the ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab online intervention program led to a 20 percent increase on his Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment GRAD Reading test scores, and ultimately to his graduation. I am confident that ACCUPLACER//MyFoundationsLab, which differentiated reading instruction based on the student's individual needs, was the key to the student's success."
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Top benefits:
Use the SAT® and SAT Subject Tests™ for placement or advising students.
Connect with college-aspiring students and their parents in your community.
Inspire local high school students to become college ready.
Benefits for staff:
Test center supervisors, room supervisors and proctors are compensated for their time and effort.
They are actively engaged in the college pipeline process.
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Meet ACCUPLACER at an Upcoming Conference
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
April 21–24, 2012
Orlando, Fla.
Booth #1019

Session: An Overview of the New ACCUPLACER®//MyFoundationsLab
Monday, April 23, 9:15–10:15 a.m.

National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)
May 27–30, 2012
Austin, Texas
Booth #402

Attend one of our informative sessions at this conference:

Session: New Partnerships, New Pathways: Reimagining College Readiness
Monday, May 28, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Session: ACCUPLACER's New Suite: Diagnostics + Tailored Intervention + Placement
Monday, May 28, 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
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