News Release

RSCCD’s Corporate Training Institute Announces Grand Opening of GED Testing Center

​(Santa Ana, CA)— Rancho Santiago Community College District's (RSCCD) Corporate Training Institute will be hosting a grand opening and open house at its new GED Testing Center on Tuesday, April 28 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The new testing site is located at 2323 N. Broadway, Suite 315, Santa Ana. Open to the public, the open house will feature speakers, tours, and refreshments. GED (General Equivalency Diploma) certification provides a second chance for individuals to gain skills they need in order to improve career prospects, or to seek higher education.

According to Ruth Cossio-Muniz, director of the Corporate Training Institute, a new testing partnership with the world’s largest computer-based testing service affords more opportunities to candidates. “Through Pearson VUE’s secure test center network, the district will now be able to offer same-day testing, while candidates can register and reschedule tests online.”

GED test preparation classes are available at Santa Ana College’s Centennial Education Center and at Santiago Canyon College’s Orange Education Center.  The Corporate Training Institute is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

About Rancho Santiago Community College District
Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College are public community colleges of the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which serves the residents of Anaheim Hills, Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park.  Both colleges provide education for academic transfer and careers, courses for personal and professional development, and customized training for business and industry.

About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE Authorized Test Centers are privately owned, third-party testing facilities which provide on-site, on-demand testing for certification and professional licensure exams.

Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 175 countries. Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson (NYSE: PSO; LSE: PSON), the international education company, whose businesses also include the Financial Times Group, Pearson Education and the Penguin Group.

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Contact: Judy Iannaccone

Phone: (714) 480-7503