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HT to Host the Educational Testing Service Regional Conference

 (AUSTIN, Texas)  10.3.11 — The Educational Testing Service (ETS) regional conference will be held on the Huston-Tillotson University campus Sunday through Monday, October 16-17, 2011.  The theme for this year’s conference is “Improving Student Achievement and Teaching Quality.”  Leading experts from their respective fields will respond to the theme and address other educational issues of importance to the local community and the nation. 

Sunday’s session is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday’s session begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m.  Speakers include Raymund A. Paredes, Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; Meria Carstarphen, Superintendent, Austin Independent School District, Austin; Sherry Adrian, Chair, Department of Education, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas; Gil Leaf, Founding Partner, Community Link Foundation, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Robert P. Moses, President and Founder, The Algebra Project, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to name a few.

ETS advances quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research.  ETS also develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® General and Subject Tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at more than 9,000 locations worldwide.

Registration is required for the event that is free and open to public.  Click here to register.