Friday, September 30, 2016

BARDEN EDUCATION CENTER





9625 Belvoir Road
Building 1017
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-1598



The Barden Education Center provides adult education opportunities to Military Soldiers, Adult Family Members, Retirees and Department of Defense Civilians. Services include Educational Counseling, Testing, Functional Academeic Skills Training (FAST), Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF,) Facility Space Management and On-post undergraduate and graduate college programs.




EDUCATION CENTER OPERATING HOURS

Monday – Friday
0730 – 1530
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Closed Holidays

Front Desk Phone Number: 703-805-9264
Manager/Education Services Specialist/Test Control Officer - 703-805-9267
Assistant Manager/Lead Counselor/Alternate Test Control Officer – 703-805-9268
Reception/Admin - 703-805-9264


COUNSELING SERVICES

Monday – Thursday
0730-1530
Room 138 (no appointment required)
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

For information, call 703-805-9267/9268/9270
Fax: 703-805-9246



Counselors are available to discuss Career Counseling, In/Out Processing, Tuition Assistance, GoArmyEd portal, VA Benefits, AARTS Evaluation process, discuss Financial Aid, Tuition Reimbursement, approve tests and provide education briefings.


GOVERNMENT TESTING CENTER

Monday-Thursday
0700-1515
Room 134 (By Appointment Only)
PHONE: (703) 805-9261
FAX: (703) 805-9262

Army Personnel Tests/Education Tests administered include: Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT), Pre-GT, Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), Selection Instrument Flight Training (SIFT), Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), SAT, ACT, and Basic Math and Science Test (BMST).

NATIONAL TESTING CENTER (NTC)

Tuesday - Thursday
0830-1500
Room 134
PHONE: (703) 805-9261
FAX: (703) 805-9262

Exams given: College Level Examination Programs (CLEP) tests, DANTES Subject Standardization Tests (DSSTs), Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) English and Math placements exams, including Accuplacer, Extended Learning Insitute (ELI), Student Development Assessment by Local Examination (SDV-ABLE) PearsonVue, and Proctored exams from other institutions. PearsonVue exams are only given on Tuesday 0800-1200 and Wednesday 0800-1500.  Please register for these exams at www.PearsonVUE.com/gov/register.
 

FUNCTIONAL ACADEMIC SKILLS TRAINING (FAST)

Monday-Friday
0800 – 1200, Classes are offered various times throughout the year
For information, call 703-805-9259/9270


The FAST class provides Soldiers with on-duty instruction in reading math and language skills. The goal is to strengthen academic skills, improve job performance and increase reenlistment options.


MULTI-USE LEARNING FACILITY (MLF) & FACILITY SPACE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Monday-Thursday
0800-1530
Closed Friday
Room 123
For information, call 703-805-9254

The MLF provides a Computer Lab and study materials that are loaned out to customers for a two week period. The MLF Technician can schedule classrooms and the computer lab for usage.



SCHOOLS OFFERING ON-POST PROGRAMS AT THE BARDEN EDUCATION CENTER
     
Northern Virginia Community College 703-360-8524 www.nvcc.edu
Park University                       703-781-8456 www.park.edu
University of Maryland Univ. College 703-781-0059 www.umuc.edu
Central Michigan University   703-360-5336 global.cmich.edu
Webster University 703-781-7942 www.webster.edu/dcmetro
Old Dominion University 703-781-8203 dl.odu.edu/location/fort-belvoir
     
Education Related Links:    
Process Tuition Assistance:  www.GoArmyEd.Com  
VA Benefits: www.gibill.va.gov