ACT is a mission-driven, education nonprofit dedicated to helping people achieve education and workplace success. The ACT® test is the leading US admissions test, measuring what students learn in high school to determine their academic readiness for college.
The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Basics training program and passed a knowledge-based assessment related to fundamental aspects of the ACT Test. These include but are not limited to knowledge of administration, procedures, resources, test security, customer care, score reporting, interpretation, and benchmarks. The certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient understanding of: • (1) fundamental aspects of the ACT Exam (that is, aspects related to general test design and administration but not specific to any of the individual subject areas), and; • (2) practical skills and knowledge for tutoring students about the logistics of taking the ACT, general test-taking strategies, and approaches to studying.
The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–English training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the English section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT English Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT English content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–English training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT English Test.
This badge is awarded to individuals who have completed a training program and passed an assessment that demonstrates their ability and competence to tutor students for the Math portion of the ACT Test, including the knowledge and skills to provide test-taking strategies to students.