ETS is a team of education experts, researchers and assessment developers who believe that, through learning, people can improve their situations in life and make incredible contributions to the world. We also believe that by designing our assessments with industry-leading insight, rigorous research and an uncompromising commitment to quality, we can advance equity and help educational and workplace communities make informed decisions about people and programs.
Above all else, we are passionate about our mission, which serves as both a North Star for our strategy and a pulse-check for everything we do. All of our programs and services are evaluated based on how well they help us achieve this purpose.
Our Mission: To advance quality and equity in education by providing fair and valid assessments, research and related services. Our products and services measure knowledge and skills, promote learning and performance, and support education and professional development for all people worldwide.
Why we do it
We are proud of our 70-year legacy and commitment to making fundamental contributions to the progress of education by enabling opportunity for all learners. And as a mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, we stay true to that heritage by pushing the boundaries of our industry. Our commitment to innovation in assessment allows us to pursue groundbreaking research that helps individuals, educators and government agencies around the world find new ways to advance learning for all.
How we do it
ETS works with education institutions, businesses and governments to conduct research and develop assessment programs that provide meaningful information they can count on to evaluate people and programs. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. We design our assessments with industry-leading insight, rigorous research and an uncompromising commitment to quality, so that we can help educational and workplace communities make informed decisions.
Our assessments, research and customized products and services are designed to improve teaching and learning, expand opportunities for learners and communities, inform education and policy, and advance the field of educational measurement.
Our work falls into five broad areas of expertise:
- Assessment development
- Test administration and scoring
- Psychometric analysis
- Instructional products and services
A collaborative approach
At ETS, we are committed to working closely with institutions to understand their unique needs and provide the right assessment solution using our suite of market-leading tests.
With expert collaboration and in-depth discovery, the ETS team of experts is best equipped to understand your goals and challenges. Our tailored assessment packages complement and work with existing homegrown and external solutions to provide a more detailed and nuanced view of student performance. Affordable pricing allows every college or university to participate.
We will work with your institution to identify the right assessment approach to fit your needs — ensuring assessments align with our institutional objectives, and providing support with best practices, assessment planning and goal setting.
Elevating General Education: Making Assessment Work For Your Institution and Your Students
Elevating General Education: Making Assessment Work for Your Institution and Your Students, is a new white paper from ETS that examines the latest information on general education assessment and provides recommendations on how institutions can build an assessment plan that enhances and improves their program.
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Talk to one of our Strategic Advisors to learn more about the ETS TouchPoint Assessment Portfolio and how it can create a better outlook for faculty, administrators and students at your institution.