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Customized NOCTI Test Usage Policy


The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), Bureau of Career and Technical Education (BCTE) contracted with NOCTI for the development of several customized tests. These tests are intended for use by Pennsylvania secondary schools with PDE-approved career and technical education (CTE) programs in conjunction with the Technical Assistance Program (pre-tests) and the Student Occupational Competency Testing Program (post-tests) in Pennsylvania. Post-tests may also be used by these schools that offer a corresponding adult program. Secondary schools with CTE programs that are not PDE-approved and postsecondary institutions are restricted from using these tests.

Ordering Information

Pennsylvania customized tests and test materials can only be ordered on Pennsylvania’s pre-test, study guide, and post-test order forms for students who meet the criteria of Pennsylvania’s testing policies. Pennsylvania customized tests are NOT available on NOCTI’s standard order form.

Requests to use Pennsylvania customized tests for students that do not meet the criteria of Pennsylvania’s testing policies must be submitted and reviewed by BCTE. Requests are to be sent to Lori Bell at

For more information contact Lori Bell, Penn State Greater Allegheny: (412) 675-9065 or