Texas Association of

Collegiate Testing Personnel

Welcome to TACTP !!

TACTP is a non-profit organization for individuals who have an interest in or responsibility for administration of educational and psychological testing and assessment programs at Texas colleges and universities.

The Texas Association of Collegiate Testing Personnel:

  • promotes, implements, and evaluates standards for professional practice
  • disseminates information relevant to professional concerns of test administrators and personnel through conferences, workshops, printed material and other media
  • promotes the application of high standards in the development, selection, evaluation, administration, and utilization of tests
  • promotes continuing education in testing and assessment topics that will extend the knowledge and competency of members of the association
  • strives to foster public understanding of the value, role, limitations, of testing and assessment programs as they are applied in Texas colleges and universities.


The pandemic has taken a huge toll on all of us and has caused us to readjust and regroup.  Let's move forward and give TACTP a fresh start with renewed energy, ideas and enthusiasm.  The TACTP organization is looking for dependable, creative and devoted individuals to serve on its board.  Please consider serving so that we may revive the organization and continue the good work that we've started. 

State Updates

  • TSIA 2.0 launched Jan. 11, 2021.
  • Effective  May  12,  2021, students who meet the college readiness benchmarks on the state’s approved high school equivalency  (HSE)  tests  will  qualify  for  a  TSI  exemption.


All board positions are due for nomination: President (1 yr term), President-elect (1yr term), Secretary (2 yr term), Historian (2 yr term), Treasurer (2 yr term) and Parliamentarian (2 yr term).  We are need of reliable, dedicated  individuals who are willing to help preserve the TACTP organization. 

Please contact Alex Martinez if you are interested in serving in one of these positions. 

Upcoming Events

ACT Workforce Virtual Summit Nov. 30-Dec.2

Save the dates:

NCTA 2022 Conference
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
August 15-17, 2022

TX Assessment Conference 2022

November 7-9, 2022 | Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Round Rock, Texas

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