ACT WorkKeys® Exams for Paraprofessionals

Based on ACT's WorkKeys system, the exams enable paraprofessional teacher assistants to demonstrate their proficiency in three content areas—reading, writing, and mathematics. 

Several area school districts have selected the WorkKeys assessments for new instructional paraprofessionals. Lamar Institute of Technology offers WorkKeys exams in the three content areas of business writing and mathematics.

Testing Procedures

To register for an exam call the LIT Testing Center at 409-247-4978 or 409-241-9701 to set up an appointment. Go to the Cashier’s Windows in the Beeson Building, complete the testing form (pink) and pay the cashier
  •      All three parts - $64
  •      Math - $17
  •      Workplace Documents - $17 
  •      Business Writing - $30

During the summer, the Frank Robinson Center in Silsbee, TX can administer the WorkKeys test. Please call 409-245-8346 for appointments. 

If you need accommodations for the exam, these must be requested well in advance of the test date with Special Populations staff in Student Services at 409-951-5708 or vist Eagles' Nest Building Room 123. If approved, they will coordinate with Testing. Appointments should not be made until you have provided the Testing Coordinator your accommodations letter. Appointments made are subject to be cancelled and rescheduled if accomodations are requested after an appointment is made.