Barden Education Center provides education resources to Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, and Department of Defense Civilians. Services include: educational and career counseling, Army Personnel Testing, Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) classes, Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF) including computer lab, room reservations, and on-post undergraduate and graduate college programs.
Barden EDUCATION CENTER
Education Services Specialist: 703-805-9267
ACES Hub services
Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall: 703-696-3178/1541/1588/1579
Fort Meade: 301-677-5414/2064
ACES Hub General Inbox: firstname.lastname@example.org
Army personnel testing
Our Testing Coordinator can assist with the following tests: 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), and Basic Math and Science Test (BMST).
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Tests are conducted on an appointment basis only.
Barden Education Center, Room 134
national test center (ntc)
The nearest National Test Center is available at Marine Corps Base Quantico. Exams offered include: College Level Examination Programs (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardization Tests (DSSTs), Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) placements exams, Extended Learning Insitute (ELI), Student Development Assessment by Local Examination (SDV-ABLE), PearsonVue. Exam proctoring is also available.
Quantico Education Center
3088 Roan St., Quantico, VA 22134
Ms. Vivian Gillison
basic skills education program (bsep)
The Basic Skills Education Program (BSEP) class, formerly known as FAST, provides Soldiers with on-duty instruction in reading, math, and English. The goal is to strengthen academic skills, improve job performance, and increase reenlistment options. A new class is offered each month; registration begins the month prior.
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Upcoming Course Dates:
4-25 OCTOBER 23
1-22 NOVEMBER 23
1-21 DECEMBER 23
4-25 JANUARY 24
5-26 FEBRUARY 24
- Contact the Guidance Counselor at 703-805-9268 for BSEP counseling (required first step).
- After counseling, contact the Test Coordinator at 703-805-9261 to schedule your TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education).
- Guidance Counselor will provide further guidance after completion of TABE.
multi-use learning facility (mlf) & room reservations
The MLF offers a computer lab for education and military-related needs. The MLF Technician also processes room reservation requests.
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (walk-in basis)
Barden Education Center, Room 123
Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA): 703-360-8524, email@example.com
University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC): 240-224-3520, firstname.lastname@example.org
Webster University: 703-781-7942, email@example.com