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Company Overview of Educational Testing Service, Inc.
Educational Testing Service, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a private educational testing and measurement company that develops, administers, and scores tests worldwide. Its tests include TOEFL, TOEIC, GRE general and subject tests, and the Praxis assessments. The company offers K–12 education, educator licensure, higher education, English language learning and assessment, global programs and services, and research services. It also provides assessment development, test administration, test scoring, and instructional products and services; and custom assessments, standardized assessments, training, and consulting services. The company serves individual students, their parents, e...
660 Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ 08541
Founded in 1947
Key Executives for Educational Testing Service, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer and Vice President
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Higher Education
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Educational Testing Service, Inc. Key Developments
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Chooses Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Jan 20 15
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has chosen Educational Testing Service (ETS) to manage and develop the 2018 cycle of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA.) PISA results are used by educators and policymakers worldwide to evaluate and improve their educational systems and promote learning. ETS will be responsible for overall project management including survey design, test development, operations and quality control, expansion of the computer platform, as well as data processing, scaling and analysis. The work for the 2018 cycle began in July 2014 and runs through September 2020. ETS will collaborate with, and coordinate the work of, three other core contractors. For the 2015 cycle, ETS is responsible for building and delivering the computer platform upon which the tests will be delivered as well as a communication portal for sharing project information and coordinating project activities with participating countries and the OECD. In addition, the company developed new cognitive assessments of Scientific Literacy and Collaborative Problem Solving, as well as adapting existing trend items in Reading, Mathematics, Science and Financial Literacy for computer delivery.
Educational Testing Service Launches the Version of its Criterion Online Writing Evaluation Service
Feb 10 14
Educational Testing Service has launched the version of its Criterion Online Writing Evaluation Service. The Criterion service is a web-based instructional tool that helps elementary, secondary and college-level students plan, write and revise essays. In addition to the Criterion service's enhanced ability to provide immediate scoring and feedback on an essay's grammar, spelling, word usage, mechanics, organization and development, the new version also allows for the creation of customizable student and group reports. These reports allow teachers and administrators to analyze student performance at the district level, highlight where teacher training is needed and determine if adjustments need to be made in a teacher's curriculum. Some of the Criterion service's other new and improved features include a topic library that allows instructors to choose from over 570 essay assignments at different skill levels, compatibility across multiple platforms including a number of tablets, and a new Peer Review Tool that allows students to work together and comment on each other's work.
Educational Testing Service Introduces New Electronic Badges for Student Learning Outcome Assessments
Feb 5 14
Educational Testing Service announced that it is now offering electronic badges for students who demonstrate specific learning outcomes on the ETS(R) Proficiency Profile and iSkills(TM) assessments--and these badges can be added to a Mozilla Backpack to help test takers manage and share their accomplishments with an unlimited number of recipients in academia and beyond. Performance-level electronic badges are now available to test takers of both the ETS Proficiency Profile online standard form and the iSkills assessment. Students taking the ETS Proficiency Profile online standard form can earn an electronic badge based on their performance in all four skill areas: mathematics, writing, reading and critical thinking. Badges come in three performance levels that are awarded based on score range. Students taking the iSkills assessment can also earn an electronic badge based on their performance in the various task areas defined by the ICT Literacy Framework. Mozilla Open Badges are online representations of skills earned, allowing individuals to verify their skills, interests and achievements through credible organizations. Those earning open badges can display them online, and share them for employment, education or lifelong learning.
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