Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has contracted with Evaluation Systems group of Pearson to create the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA). The VCLA measures the communication and literacy skills necessary to teach and communicate effectively with parents and others in the education community.
Test Registration & Scheduling Information
To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the VCLA program website: www.va.nesinc.com
Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
To schedule a test appointment, log in to your VCLA account at the site noted above and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule.
After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation letter listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.
Rescheduling or Canceling a Test
To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account at the VCLA program website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.va.nesinc.com