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CLEP has reorganized its online presence for students and professionals. The new site makes it easier to access the information most useful to you:

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  • Overview of the CLEP program
  • Descriptions of the 33 exams
  • Tips on building a successful CLEP program at your institution
  • Information on becoming a test center
  • How-tos and best practices for administering CLEP exams
  • Password-protected Resource Center, which includes exam specifications and forms for updating your contact information
  • Schedule and sign-up information for CLEP professional development workshops

During the coming months, we'll be redesigning and restructuring all of the pages on our website so that you can get to the information you need quickly and easily. If you have any thoughts about what you would like to see on the new site, please send them to us at

We've also updated two of our print publications to match the look of our new website: the CLEP Take One brochure and the Military Service Members brochure. Order the new brochures from our CLEP downloads and materials web page. We'll be updating additional print publications in the coming months.

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We'd like to introduce five CLEP senior assessment managers (SAMs), who are available to help you evaluate and expand the CLEP program on your campus. The SAMs can also provide in-person or virtual workshops for faculty, advisers, test centers and administrators.

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Each SAM is responsible for a U.S. region; refer to the map for your representative's contact information. Please don't hesitate to use your regional SAM as a CLEP resource.

View the CLEP regional map.

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New CLEP At a Glance fact sheets are now available for download from the CLEP website.

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These PDF documents are designed to be shared with students. They include exam descriptions, knowledge and skills required for the exams, listings of suggested textbooks and websites for studying, and sample questions. We encourage you to print these fact sheets and offer them to students during advising sessions, as well as to post them on your website.

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Summaries of 2009-10 testing and score send data are now available. You can order two types of reports, each one containing information about CLEP on your campus:

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Summary of CLEP Scores Reported — presents data about the CLEP scores sent to your institution and about the students who take CLEP exams.
CLEP Test Center Volume Report — presents data about the exams your institution's CLEP test center administered.
These reports can help you evaluate the strengths of your CLEP program and identify areas of potential growth. Included on the ordering page is a sheet of suggestions for interpreting your reports and for sharing them with others on your campus.

Visit the CLEP Resource Center to review sample data and to order your institution's reports.*

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For the 2010-11 academic year, we have appointed 17 new members to serve on our test development committees.

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More than 600 faculty members from institutions across the country are involved in the CLEP test development and standard-setting processes.

The development of each exam is overseen by a standing test development committee consisting of three or four faculty members, each of whom teaches the content covered in the exam. This committee reviews and shapes exam questions and specifications on a regular basis. Committee members are appointed for one-year terms, renewable for up to four years.

CLEP welcomes new committee members for the following exams:

American Government
Dr. Rorie Solberg, Oregon State University
College Algebra
Dr. William Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
College Composition
Dr. Warren Carson, University of South Carolina Upstate
Dr. Suzanne Diamond, Youngstown State University
Dr. April Gentry, Savannah State University
Dr. Richard Strugala, Middlesex County College
History of the United States
Dr. Eduardo Pagan, Arizona State University
Information Systems and Computer Applications
Dr. Tammy Arthur, Mississippi College
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Dr. Lynley Anderman, Ohio State University
Dr. Judith Peña-Shaff, Ithaca College
Introductory Psychology
Dr. Lana Larsen, University of Maryland University College
Spanish Language
Prof. Vanessa Lago-Barros, SUNY Rockland Community College
Western Civilization
Dr. William Alexander, Norfolk State University

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11–14, 2010

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