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About ACT Certified Educator

ACT Certified Educator is a training and credentialing program designed to train individuals in effective ACT education pedagogy. It recognizes those who reach the high standards required for certification as professionals fully equipped to help students perpare to take the ACT test.

Badges issued by ACT Certified Educator

ACT Certified Educator-Basics

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Basics training program and passed a knowledge-based assessment related to fundamental aspects of the ACT Test. These include but are not limited to knowledge of administration, procedures, resources, test security, customer care, score reporting, interpretation, and benchmarks. The certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient understanding of: • (1) fundamental aspects of the ACT Exam (that is, aspects related to general test design and administration but not specific to any of the individual subject areas), and; • (2) practical skills and knowledge for tutoring students about the logistics of taking the ACT, general test-taking strategies, and approaches to studying.

ACT Certified Educator-English

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–English training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the English section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT English Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT English content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–English training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT English Test.

ACT Certified Educator-Math

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Math training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the Math section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT Math Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT Math content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–Math training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT Math Test.

ACT Certified Educator-Reading

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Reading training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the Reading section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT Reading Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT Reading content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–Reading training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT Reading Test.

ACT Certified Educator-Science

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Science training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the Science section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT Science Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT Science content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–Science training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT Science Test.

ACT Certified Educator-Writing

The certification holder has completed an ACT Certified Educator–Writing training program and passed an assessment that measures ability to tutor students on the Writing section of the ACT Test. The training and assessment include but are not limited to: understanding the ACT Writing Test structure and content; understanding and recommending test-taking strategies related to ACT Writing content; and providing individualized tutoring. By completing the ACT Certified Educator–Writing training and passing the assessment, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by the ACT Certified Educator program and has demonstrated sufficient knowledge to tutor students who are preparing for the ACT Writing Test.

Certified ACE Trainer-Basics

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–Basics (CAT–B) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator–Basics (ACE–B) certification program. In addition, the CAT–B certification holder has achieved all requirements of ACE–B certification, including mastering the content of the training program and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to fundamental aspects of the ACT Test. By meeting the CAT–B requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator–Basics credential.

Certified ACE Trainer-English

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–English (CAT–E) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator–English (ACE–E) certification program. In addition, the CAT–E certification holder has met the requirements of the ACE–E certification, including mastering the content of the training program, passing a content exam in English, and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to the structure and content of the ACT English Test, understanding and recommending test-taking strategies, and providing individualized tutoring. By meeting the CAT–E requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator–English credential.

Certified ACE Trainer-Math

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–Math (CAT–M) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator–Math (ACE–M) certification program. In addition, the CAT–M certification holder has met the requirements of the ACE–M certification, including mastering the content of the training program, passing a content exam in Math, and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to the structure and content of the ACT Math Test, understanding and recommending test-taking strategies, and providing individualized tutoring. By meeting the CAT–M requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator–Math credential.

Certified ACE Trainer-Reading

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–Reading (CAT–R) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator–Reading (ACE–R) certification program. In addition, the CAT–R certification holder has met the requirements of the ACE–R certification, including mastering the content of the training program, passing a content exam in Reading, and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to the structure and content of the ACT Reading Test, understanding and recommending test-taking strategies, and providing individualized tutoring. By meeting the CAT–R requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator–Reading credential.

Certified ACE Trainer-Science

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–Science (CAT–S) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator–Science (ACE–S) certification program. In addition, the CAT–S certification holder has met the requirements of the ACE–S certification, including mastering the content of the training program, passing a content exam in Science, and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to the structure and content of the ACT Science Test, understanding and recommending test-taking strategies, and providing individualized tutoring. By meeting the CAT–S requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator–Science credential.

Certified ACE Trainer-Writing

The certification holder has earned the Certified ACE Trainer–Writing (CAT–W) designation by demonstrating proficiency in the delivery of training for the ACT Certified Educator– Writing (ACE–W) certification program. In addition, the CAT–W certification holder has met the requirements of the ACE–W certification, including mastering the content of the training program, passing a content exam in Writing, and passing a knowledge-based assessment related to the structure and content of the ACT Writing Test, understanding and recommending test-taking strategies, and providing individualized tutoring. By meeting the CAT–W requirements, the certification holder has met the standards set forth by ACT and has demonstrated the proficiency needed to train others seeking to attain the ACT Certified Educator– Writing credential.