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 BARDEN EDUCATION CENTER
 

                                                                
 
 
  9625 Belvoir Road
Building 1017
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-1598
 
 
The Barden Education Center provides adult education opportunities to Military Soldiers, Adult Family Members, Retirees and Veterans. Services include Educational Counseling, Testing, Functional Army Skills Training (FAST), Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF), Facility Space Management and on-post undergraduate and graduate college programs.
 

Mission:  The Army Continuing Education System (ACES) promotes lifelong learning, readiness and resilience through flexible and relevant education programs, services and systems in support of the Total Army Family.
 
EDUCATION CENTER OPERATING HOURS
 
Monday - Friday
0730 - 1530
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Closed Holidays
 
 
 Manager/Education Services Specialist/Test Control Officer - (703) 805-9259

               Assistant Manager/Lead Counselor - (703) 805-9268 

 

 
 COUNSELING SERVICES
 
 Monday - Friday
0730 - 1530, Room 138 (No appointment required)
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
 
For information, call (703) 805-9264; (703) 805-9268; (703) 805-9259
Fax: (703) 805-9246
 
 
Counselors are available to discuss Career Counseling, In/Out Processing, Tuition Assistance, GoArmyEd portal, General VA Benefit Information, JST evaluation process, discuss Financial Aid, Tuition Reimbursement, approve tests and provide education briefings.

 

  
TESTING CENTER
 
Monday - Thursday - Army Personnel Testing
0800 - 1500, Room 134
(Army Personnel Testing by appointment only)
 
For information, call (703) 805 9261
Fax: (703) 805 9262 
 
 
NATIONAL TESTING CENTER (NTC)
 
Tuesday & Wednesday  0800 - 1500
Thursday 1000 - 1400
(Appointment preferred, walk-ins welcome)
 
For information, call (703) 805-9261
Fax: (703) 805-9262
 
 
Army tests administered: Army Personnel Testing (APT) that include Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT), Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB), Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT), Pre-GT, Test for Adult Basic Education (TABE), and proctored exams. The NTC administer CLEP, DSST, Math and English placement tests.
 

 
FUNCTIONAL ACADEMIC SKILLS TRAINING (FAST)
Monday - Friday
0800 - 1200
Classes are offered various times throughout the year.
For information, call (703) 805-9264

 

                                                  

       * The FAST class provides Soldiers with on-duty instruction in reading, math and language skills. The goal is to strengthen academic skills, improve job performance and increase reenlistment options.


 

 
MULTI-USE LEARNING FACILITY (MLF) & FACILITY SPACE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Monday - Thursday
0730 - 1500 Daytime , Room 123
For information, call (703) 805-9254
 
The MLF provides Computer Lab, Language Lab and study materials that are loaned out to customers over a two week period. The MLF Technician schedule classrooms and the computer lab usage.
 
 

SCHOOLS OFFERING ON-POST PROGRAMS AT BARDEN EDUCATION CENTER

Northern Virginia Community College

703 360-8524

Park University

703 781-8456

University of Maryland University College

703 781-0059

www.umuc.edu

Central Michigan University

703 360-5336

Old Dominion University

703 781-8203

Webster University

703 781-7942/7943


  
 

EDUCATION RELATED LINKS

Process Tuition Assistance

VA Benefits

 

 
 
Education Center
Operating Hours
Mon – Fri

0730 – 1530

Closed Sat & Sun
 Closed on Holidays


Counseling Services
 Mon – Fri
0730 - 1530
Closed Sat & Sun
Phone: 703 805-9264
Fax: 703 805-9246


Testing Center
 Mon – Thur
0800 – 1500

Army Personnel Testing by appointment only
Phone: 703 805-9261
Fax: 703 805-9262


National Testing Center (NTC)
Tue & Wed
0830-1500
Thursday 1000-1400
Appointment preferred, walk-ins welcome
Phone: 703 805-9261
Fax: 703 805-9262


Multi-Use Learning Facility (MLF)
Mon - Thur
0730 - 1500 Daytime
703 805-9254


Facility Space Management Services
Mon - Thur
0730 - 1500 Daytime 
703 805-9254


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