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CDE Approval for Testing Centers
Per Colorado Revised Statutes 22-33-102 (8.5), the department of education approves testing centers to administer any state board approved high school equivalency examination (HSEE), based on geographic need and testing volume.
Prior to administration of any high school equivalency examination(s), testing centers must first be approved by the Department, and must also meet the requirements of the test publisher for any high school equivalency examination(s) the testing center selects.
- The Department approves and determines need for a new testing site, based on geographic location and testing volume in the region. An application must be completed for consideration of Department approval.
- The individual test publishers determine the ability of a testing center to meet all requirements to administer the selected high school equivalency examination(s). Requirements vary by test publisher.
- Department approved testing centers are authorized to provide any high school equivalency examination and do not need additional approval to add new high school equivalency examinations.
- Application: Request for HSEE Testing Center Approval