ACT WorkKeys testing available at Coolidge Center Apr. 29

By Guy Harrison, Media & Marketing Specialist

COOLIDGE, Ariz. - For those wishing to become teacher assistants, Central Arizona College's Coolidge Center is now taking registrants for ACT WorkKeys testing, scheduled for Friday, Apr. 29, from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

WorkKeys is a timed test provided by ACT. The registration fee for testing is $80.

In order to get the requisite proficiency certificate, the student must pass a series of three tests - applied mathematics, locating information, and reading for information.

Students are allowed to take a practice test through the ACT's website at or may call toll free 800-498-6481.

"Most school districts require that teacher assistants have this certification before they can work," Barbara Encinas, coordinator of community outreach for the Coolidge Center, explained. "This test is offered in limited locations."

To register for the test, contact the Coolidge Center at 520-494-6700 or e-mail Barbara Encinas at

Seating is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Students may not pay with cash but money orders, checks and credit cards are accepted.

Central Arizona College - District Office 8470 N. Overfield Road, Coolidge, AZ 85128 Phone: 800-237-9814