Community College Grant Program - TAACCCT

The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants Program, which will award two-year institutions $2 billion to serve displaced workers through education and career training programs. With time-tested and relevant tools and resources, the College Board is prepared to support your efforts as you complete the grant application and work to enhance individual learning and college success rates.

We have reviewed the priorities of the grant and outlined ways you might consider ACCUPLACER and other programs, such as CLEP, to serve your students.

We stand ready to help your institution compete for grant funds. Please contact us at for more information.

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  ACCUPLACER National Conference
Plenary speakers announced!

Visit to read about this year's exciting lineup.

The 21st annual ACCUPLACER National Conference will be held June 23–25, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center. By sharing your experience with ACCUPLACER, you can help your colleagues move to the next level of effectiveness.

View presentations from the 2010 ACCUPLACER National Conference (.pdf/225KB)

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  Coming Soon: Enhancements to the ACCUPLACER Platform

ACCUPLACER will be enhancing several key platform features and assessments in the coming months.
Among them are:
  • The U.S. Department of Education recently updated the policies governing the Ability to Benefit (ATB) program. We will provide details in the coming months about how this affects your ACCUPLACER ATB testing. If you administer ATB tests, plan to attend our training session at the ACCUPLACER National Conference or sign up now for a WebEx training session to become a certified ATB proctor.
  • In early April, WritePlacer® automated scoring will be updated as part of our ongoing process of monitoring and continuing to provide the most reliable and accurate essay scoring possible. This update will be based on thousands of additional essays written by WritePlacer test takers.
  • Later this spring, the ACCUPLACER platform's semiannual update will feature improvements and upgrades to the system. These ongoing system upgrades are meant to maintain and expand the platform's quality and reliability with minimal impact on your day-to-day testing activity. Check the next ACCUGRAM in May for more information.

  Upcoming Conferences
Association of American Community Colleges (AACC) National Conference

April 9–12, 2011
New Orleans, La.

Regional SAMs will be in attendance. Contact us at to arrange a meeting.
National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD)

May 30–June 2, 2011
Austin, Texas

Visit us at booth 513 in the exhibit area.

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