District Adult Education Assessment Center
located in the Raymond Campus District Adult Education Building

The District Assessment Center (DAC) is a high-stakes testing facility authorized to deliver internet-based and paper/pencil national, state, and professional certifications, licensure, admissions and credentialing exams. The DAC has 24 computer workstations with audio and video monitoring and offers a thirty seat capacity classroom for paper/pencil testing. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday evenings until 7:00 pm and one Saturday of the month by appointment.

For more information contact the Director of Assessment for Counseling, Marnee Tompkins at 601.857.3852 or Assessment Coordinator, Rebecca McCalpin at 601-857-3650.

ATI Testing

ATI Educator Services provides unique opportunities and tools to help nurses excel and expand their knowledge in the role as a nurse educator. ATI, Inc. provides the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). The TEAS is offered every weekday and one Saturday of the month by appointment on the Raymond campus in the District Adult Education Center @ 9:00 a.m. except holidays observed by the college. Candidates register at https://www.atitesting.com/

Castle Worldwide

Castle offers certifications that are considered high stakes examinations because they are used for potential employment and advancement. They safeguard the public by requiring the candidate to pass standards to enter into a profession that may impact the public such as engineering, nursing, etc. Certification Exams are listed at www.castleworldwide.com Site ID 287832

CATS, Computer Assisted Testing Services, Inc.

CATS is the market leader in high-stakes examinations for the Federal Aviation Administration. The District Assessment Center offers CATS testing every weekday and one Saturday of the month by appointment. CATS, Computer Assisted Testing Services, Inc. is the market leader in high-stakes examinations for the Federal Aviation Administration. To schedule your appointment visit the website at: CATS- www.catstest.com or 1-800-947-4228

Crane Institute Certification

Crane Institute Certification is an independent certifying organization providing accredited certification for the crane industry. The DAC offers on-line or paper/pencil testing for CIC candidates. On-line testing allows for 24 hour feedback and remedial training. Register at www.cicert.com.

GRE® General Test

The only graduate-level admissions test whether considering graduate school, business school, or still deciding. This assessment feature questions closely reflecting the kind of thinking done in graduate and business school. Potential candidates can register for a GRE assessment by going to www.ets.org/gre.

Iso-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT)

The mission of Iso-Quality Testing, Inc. (IQT) is to provide secure, user-friendly, high quality, reasonably-priced computerized examination delivery services to credentialing bodies, and the candidates which they examine http://www.isoqualitytesting.com/takeatest.aspx


Kryterion a full-service test development and delivery company that provides world-class on-line testing technology integrating item banking, test delivery and real time reports. Candidates registration is through the governing body website or at www.kryteriononline.com or call 1-800-403-6199.

NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing)

The National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) is an independent credentialing organization that has tested healthcare professionals and instructors throughout the United States since 1989. NCCT provides multiple qualifying paths for certification such as Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician along with many others. Potential candidates can register for a NCCT assessment by going to www.ncctinc.com.

NCRC (National Career Readiness Certificate)/WorkKeys

WorkKeys assessments are the cornerstone of ACT workforce solutions. The assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace, and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance. Potential candidates can register for a WorkKeys assessment by contacting Marnee Tompkins at 601-857-3852, Rebecca McCalpin at 601-857-3650, or Jacqueline Causey at 601-857-3384.

Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE offers innovative computer-based testing solutions for licensure and certification examination such as but not limited to Mississippi Insurance, Pharmacy Technician, Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Oracle, and much more. Potential candidates can register for a Pearson VUE assessment by visiting www.pearsonvue.com.


This on-line assessment is designed to screen candidates for the FBI, US Customs and Border Protection, JC Penney’s, Transportation Security Administration (TAS), United States Postal Service, Verizon and others https://www.psionline.com/talent-measurement/ or 1-877-449-8378.


The Praxis Series™ tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. The tests are used for licensing and certification processes. Register at http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/

Proctor Services, CLEP, DSST, Residual ACT

CLEP, DSST, and proctored tests are provided for a $30 sitting fee. For information on proctor testing call 601-857-3384 or email Patrice.Jones2@hindscc.edu, 601-857-3650 or email Rebecca.McCalpin@hindscc.edu, 601-857-3852 or email Marnee.Tompkins@hindscc.edu.

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • DSST (DANTES Subject Standardized Testing) Program
  • Residual ACT