COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

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Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)

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

Registration

To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the VCLA program website: www.va.nesinc.com

Scheduling

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

Last updated 2020-10-06