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NES® (National Evaluation Series™)
Computer-Based Pilot Test

The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson is seeking juniors, seniors, and graduate students currently enrolled in an educator preparation program and recently certified teachers with 1-3 years teaching experience to participate in a pilot test of constructed-response (essay) items that may appear on future test forms of the NES® (National Evaluation Series™) Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary and Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary tests. Pilot test participants will receive compensation upon verification of participation.

Advantages of Participating

You will have the opportunity to view and respond to constructed-response test items that may appear on future versions of the Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary and Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary tests. Participants who register for and complete the 120-minute pilot test will receive a $100.00 Penguin Books electronic coupon code which may be used to purchase books, audio books, and other gifts at www.penguin.com. All Penguin Books electronic coupon codes will be sent by email, are valid for one shopping session, and expire 60 days from the date of issue.

Test Information

TThe NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge Pilot Tests are each 120 minutes in length and contain 3 constructed-response items. Eligible candidates can register for up to two (2) pilot test sessions.

Pilot test results will be analyzed as group data only and will be kept confidential. Score information will not be provided to participants.

For additional information about participating in this pilot test, please email ES-NES@pearson.com.

Scheduling Information

NES pilot testing begins September 17, 2012.  You may schedule appointments to take pilot test forms starting September 10, 2012.

After you schedule a pilot test appointment, Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of your test center, and directions to the test center.

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If you are unable to keep a pilot test appointment, please cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled test time.

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Last updated 2012-08-30