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Procedures and Regulations

  • Each applicant should plan to stay for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15 minute breaks (if needed).
  • Applicants should be prepared to show a copy of their registration form (if applicable) and a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • A secure location will be provided for applicants to lock up their personal items, such as bags, purses, and cell phones.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • At the end of the assessment session, the applicant will deliver their saved work on a USB flash drive (provided).
  • Each applicants' essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of score within one week.

Parking

The Center for Educational Programs on the University of Houston - Clear Lake Campus. We are located in the Arbor building suite A1300.01. The campus address is 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058.

The appointment is on the campus of the University of Houston Clear Lake in the Arbor Central building. From Bay Area Blvd, you will turn right onto University Drive, take first street to your right then make an immediate left into parking lot G. Drive to the far-right hand corner of the parking lot, there you will find visitor parking places. Once parked, take the sidewalk between Arbor Central and Arbor South. You will enter in the larger building on the left via the sliding glass doors. Once inside the building, the CEP office (1300.01) is the second door on the left, directly across from the bathroom. You will be issues a parking pass (if needed) at the front desk. Please place the pass on your car's dash.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00

  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Procedures and Regulations

  • Each applicant should plan to stay for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15 minute breaks (if needed).
  • Applicants should be prepared to show a copy of their registration form (if applicable) and a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • A secure location will be provided for applicants to lock up their personal items, such as bags, purses, and cell phones.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • At the end of the assessment session, the applicant will deliver their saved work on a USB flash drive (provided).
  • Each applicants' essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of score within one week.

Parking

The Center for Educational Programs on the University of Houston - Clear Lake Campus. We are located in the Arbor building suite A1300.01. The campus address is 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058.

The appointment is on the campus of the University of Houston Clear Lake in the Arbor Central building. From Bay Area Blvd, you will turn right onto University Drive, take first street to your right then make an immediate left into parking lot G. Drive to the far-right hand corner of the parking lot, there you will find visitor parking places. Once parked, take the sidewalk between Arbor Central and Arbor South. You will enter in the larger building on the left via the sliding glass doors. Once inside the building, the CEP office (1300.01) is the second door on the left, directly across from the bathroom. You will be issues a parking pass (if needed) at the front desk. Please place the pass on your car's dash.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00

  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Procedures and Regulations

  • Each applicant should plan to stay for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15 minute breaks (if needed).
  • Applicants should be prepared to show a copy of their registration form (if applicable) and a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • A secure location will be provided for applicants to lock up their personal items, such as bags, purses, and cell phones.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • At the end of the assessment session, the applicant will deliver their saved work on a USB flash drive (provided).
  • Each applicants' essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of score within one week.

Parking

The Center for Educational Programs on the University of Houston - Clear Lake Campus. We are located in the Arbor building suite A1300.01. The campus address is 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058.

The appointment is on the campus of the University of Houston Clear Lake in the Arbor Central building. From Bay Area Blvd, you will turn right onto University Drive, take first street to your right then make an immediate left into parking lot G. Drive to the far-right hand corner of the parking lot, there you will find visitor parking places. Once parked, take the sidewalk between Arbor Central and Arbor South. You will enter in the larger building on the left via the sliding glass doors. Once inside the building, the CEP office (1300.01) is the second door on the left, directly across from the bathroom. You will be issues a parking pass (if needed) at the front desk. Please place the pass on your car's dash.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00

  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Procedures and Regulations

  • Each applicant should plan to stay for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15 minute breaks (if needed).
  • Applicants should be prepared to show a copy of their registration form (if applicable) and a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • A secure location will be provided for applicants to lock up their personal items, such as bags, purses, and cell phones.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • At the end of the assessment session, the applicant will deliver their saved work on a USB flash drive (provided).
  • Each applicants' essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of score within one week.

Parking

The Center for Educational Programs on the University of Houston - Clear Lake Campus. We are located in the Arbor building suite A1300.01. The campus address is 2700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058.

The appointment is on the campus of the University of Houston Clear Lake in the Arbor Central building. From Bay Area Blvd, you will turn right onto University Drive, take first street to your right then make an immediate left into parking lot G. Drive to the far-right hand corner of the parking lot, there you will find visitor parking places. Once parked, take the sidewalk between Arbor Central and Arbor South. You will enter in the larger building on the left via the sliding glass doors. Once inside the building, the CEP office (1300.01) is the second door on the left, directly across from the bathroom. You will be issues a parking pass (if needed) at the front desk. Please place the pass on your car's dash.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00

  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

9:00 - 11:30 AM

The SILC Faculty purchased the AVANT Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) Test for bilingual candidates to take so we can measure your Spanish proficiency and help you prepare for the BTLPT. Benefits: - Practice listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension, and writing in Spanish in preparation for the BTLPT. - Experience a language testing situation similar to the BTLPT. - Get a rating on your Spanish proficiency. - Help the SILC faculty gather information on how to better help you and other students to be successful on the BTLPT.

The AVANT SHL Test is not a timed test. On average, it takes the following amount of time per section:

• First Section (Lexical): 10-15 minutes

• Second Section (Dictation, Translation, Sentence Completion, Verb Conjugation): 40-50 minutes

• Third Section (Writing & Speaking): 45-50 minutes

This project will take place from Spring 2020 - Fall 2020. If you agree to participate in this project, we are asking you to:

  1. Register for the AVANT Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) Test through the College of Education’s Center for Educational Programs (CEP) office via UHCL’s E-Commerce registration database.
  2. Upon registration, a link to a SHL Sample Test will be provided for you via e-mail. You MUST take the sample test before taking the practice test.
  3. Report to the CEP office (Arbor 1300.01) with a valid ID 15 minutes before your scheduled test.
  4. Take the AVANT Spanish Heritage Language (SHL) Test during regular CEP administration hours (See the testing schedule). The test takes from 2 to 3 hours to complete.

Contact: Dr. Judith Márquez(marquez@uhcl.edu) and Dr. Leslie Gauna(Gauna@UHCL.edu) for information about the AVANT SHL test.

Important: Please note that the UHCL CEP hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:00 AM – 8:00PM and Fridays, 8:00AM - 2:00PM.

Space is limited.

Any person needing an accommodation for a disability to participate in this program should contact the CEP office at 281-283-3529 or cep@uhcl.edu at least one week prior to arrange for the accommodation.

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM