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Testing Center Hosts Intermountain Regional Testing Association Conference

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Boise State’s Testing Center welcomed representatives of the Intermountain Regional Testing Association (IRTA) at the Stueckle Sky Center for the Fall 2019 IRTA Conference on October 23.

Testing Center Staff

Hosted in the Stueckle Sky Center, the conference featured presentations on new testing technologies, how institutions are addressing rising testing costs, and teamwork and communication skills.

Boise State’s Testing Center staff delivered a presentation on their commitment to developing student employees, and efforts to advance Prior Learning Assessment testing.

Over 60 attendees representing schools in Idaho, Utah, and Nevada attended the conference. The IRTA presents two conferences each year, and this year was Boise State’s first time hosting since 2014.

The IRTA is a subsidiary chapter of the National College Testing Center Association.

About the Testing Center

Boise State’s Testing Center officially became a division within the Office of Information Technology in July of this year, and is an integral part of our Learning Technology Solutions team.

The Testing Center:

  • Provides academic testing services for over 60,000 Boise State student tests each year
  • Delivers testing services for First Year and Transfer/Non-Traditional student orientation, and international student orientation programs
  • Supports initiatives to help students leverage Prior Learning Assessment testing to get their degrees faster
  • Administers a broad range of certification and professional tests for the larger community

For more information, visit the Testing Center website at