Gateway Assessment Center Receives Gold Standard Award From Castle Worldwide

The Assessment Center at Gateway Community and Technical College has received a Gold Standard Award from CASTLE Worldwide, Inc., for outstanding performance in internet-based testing. CASTLE is a provider of high-quality testing services for corporations, government agencies, educational institutions and trade and professional associations.

The Assessment Center has worked with Castle since 2007 to provide such high-stakes exams as the American Council on Fitness certification for trainers and instructors, athletic trainer certification from the Board of Athletic Certification, the certified rehabilitation registered nurse exam, the certified radiology administrator test for American Radiology Administrators, and the national interpreter certification exam for the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf as well as many other tests, said Assessment Center Director Cindy Sproehnle. We are honored to be recognized by the CASTLE organization.

The Assessment Center offers high-stakes exams from CASTLE and other testing firms as part of the job-related services Gateway offers to employers, individuals and the general public.

These professional examinations enable test-takers to qualify for initial employment, better jobs or graduate education, Sproehnle added.

The Assessment Center administers approximately 10,000 tests a year to about 5,000 clients. Its services include career counseling and assessment, as well as professional state, national, and international certification and licensure testing.
The Assessment Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers weekend hours by appointment. For information, call 859-442-1159 or contact Sproehnle by email at cindy.sproehnle@kctcs.edu. For more information on the variety of tests available at Gateways Assessment Center, visit http://gateway.kctcs.edu/Workforce_Solutions/Assessment_Center.aspx.