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    • Welcome to the FT Shafter / Tripler Army Continuing Education System (ACES) website. This website is made available to Army Service Active Duty Military, Reserve Components,other Military Branches, military retirees, along with Department of the Army Civilians and military family members. FT Shafter / Tripler Army Education Complex offers a range of services at  its Army Education Center in Bldg. 102 on the Tripler Medical Center Campus.                                                                                                                                  
      Soldiers, Veterans, Army Civilians and their family members can: learn about Army Education Benefits and how to access and navigate the GoArmyEd (GAE) Portal; obtain college information; learn about a range of colleges and their on-post course offerings; find out about "Financial Aid/Scholarship" opportunities; Access VA Education Benefits (application/ transferring/school registration process); meet on-post "Residential College Representatives"; attend face-to-face on-post evening college courses; enroll in GT Improvement Classes to improve AFCT score; and register for Testing Services (DLPT, DLAB, CLEP, DSST etc.). 
      Consider dropping by by the Ft Shafter / Tripler Army Education Complex and visit the Ft Shafter/Tripler Education Center. Walk-ins are encouraged and preferred to meet with a Counselor and or Administrative Staff.  Current Tripler Army Education Center hours of operation are from 0900 - 1700 HRS with the last appointment being at 1630 HRS, Monday through Friday accept Holidays (and with modified hours on Army Training Days). 
    , HI 96859
                                   Main Number: (808) 433-4184 and Fax: (808) 433-4183
    Ft Shafter / Tripler Education Complex (FS/TEC) Army Education Complex 
    Center Hours of  Operation are MON - FRI 0900 - 1700 Hrs. 
    • Classroom, Meeting & Training Space Available: FT Shafter/ Tripler Education Complex has a variety  of classrooms available year-round both day and evening for holding: college classes, Army Unit & Department Trainings/Briefs, and meetings. For inquiries or scheduling purposes, contact the Tripler Education Center Administrator at (808) 433-4184 or (808)433-4182.
    •  Education Services:  Steps for utilizing Army Education Benefits, Academic & Career Counseling are offered by the FT Shafter / Tripler Army Education Counselor on a daily basis MON thru FRI between 0900  - 1700 HRS. Appointments are not scheduled, therefore walk-ins are encouraged. Onsite Resident and Visiting Colleges are at the Ft Shafter/Tripler Education Complex BLDG 102, year-round and throughout the week. Face-to-Face evening courses are offered year-round along with Soldier Personnel Language Testing, CLEP & DSST Testing.
    • Counseling Service Hours: Counseling Services are from 0900 - 1200 HRS and 1230 - 1630 HRS. For services call (808) 433-4181 or (808) 433-4184. Education Counseling Services include information on Army Education & VA Benefits; utilizing and navigating the GoArmyEd Portal; and Academic, Career and College Counseling for civilians, soldier, veterans, and their family members.
    • Colleges & College Representatives: FT Shafter/ Tripler Education Complex (FS/TEC) has a variety of "Visiting Colleges & Resident Colleges" at Bldg. 102 on the grounds of Tripler Medical Center.  A short list is outlined below. For additional information please contact the Education Center Office at (808) 433-4184.
    • FS/TEC Army Testing Services Center: The Army Testing Center is open only on MON & WED from 0900 to 1700 HRS. The Test Center is open to all military branches and is for soldiers that have already submitted the appropriate paperwork and that have been confirmed for a scheduled test. The Testing Center does not have a phone, and communicates only by email.  To test at the Army Test Center per APT Handbook, military personnel from all Branches are asked to present two forms of photographic identification (e.g. driver's license or military ID) and proof of social security number.  Those Soldiers wishing additional information on testing guidelines/process and that wish to scheduling a test, can call (808) 433-4184 or email the Test Examiner directly with specific questions. The Test Examiner will  answer all emails on MON and WED when they are at the Testing Center. The Test examiner's email is:  marsha.s.nakasone.ctr@mail.mil or call 433-4182.
    • Facility Administrative Services: Ft Shafter / Tripler Education Complex's Administrator oversees Classroom Scheduling / Reservations, Building Management & Building Repair; Emergency / Fire / Safety Services. Administration can be reached by calling (808) 433-4182.
    * Supervisory Education Services Specialist & Education Services Officer Are Not Stationed At The FT  Shafter / Tripler Army  Education Complex: If in need of one, you can contact Schofield Education Center.    
                              & EDUCATION CENTER  SERVICES 
    • SOLDIER TESTING SERVICES: (Tests Offered - AFCT, BMST, DLAB,DLPT,DLRPT,OPI,SIFT,TYPINGTABE,) Hawaii Pacific University, has a Testing Center that provides testing for CLEP & DSST Testing. For information call (808) 433-41842 for additional information.
    • GT IMPROVEMENT CLASSESNext Class being held on Mon - Thur 15 OCT - 19 NOV 2019  Call: (808) 433-4184 or (808) 433-4182 for additional information. Refer to the 2019 schedule below for more information.
    • COLLEGE & COURSE INSTRUCTION SERVICES: Evening College Courses are scheduled at the Ft Shafter/Tripler Education Complex (FS/TEC)  Bldg. throughout the year. For college Course schedules call the Front Office at A range of Residential and Non-Residential College Offices are based at the Ft Shafter / Tripler Education Complex. Colleges have Representatives / Advisors present during different hours throughout each month.  College Representatives provide information about their schools degree programs, and assist with registration and academic advising.  Refer to list of College Offices below for school information or call (808) 433-4182 for a list of college hours.
    • GoArmyEd - EDUCATION BENEFITS INFORMATION: Tripler Education counseling staff  do provide a range of direct services, support and assistance with the GoArmyEd (GAE) portal  such as learning about portal navigation, Tuition Assistance (TA), degree planning, VIA, and researching school information.) 
    • EDUCATION BREIFINGS AVAILABLE FOR UNITS: To enquire about or schedule a Brief, call (808) 433-4181.  
    • SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION: Scholarship information is available by contacting the FT Shafter / Tripler Education Center.  
    • MONTHLY BRIEFINGS: "Green to Gold" Briefs occur the last Thursday of each month from 1130 HRS - 1300 HRS at the Ft Shafter/Tripler Army Education Complex building 102.   VA ARMY Education Benefit Briefs are scheduled the 3rd WED of every month at building 102. Please call for confirmation of scheduling information at (808) 433-4184 or (808) 433-4181.   
                                                                   GT IMPROVEMENT COURSE 2019 INFORMATION 
                                                    UPCOMING 2019 GT IMPROVEMENT CLASS SCHEDULE & DATES: 
            •  Start Date: 15 OCT  THRU19 NOV 2019     Enrollment Start Date: AUG  08 2019 - Closed 11 OCT 2019
    •        CLASS HOURS: 0900 - 1200 HRS
    •        CLASS DAYS: Monday Thru Thursday 
    •        CLASS LOCATION: Tripler Army Education Center Bldg. 102 
    •        ENROLLMENT FEE: $20.00 To Be Paid 1st day of Class
    •        REGISTRATION HOURS:  0900 - 1600 HRS Daily at the Ft Shafter Tripler Education Center, Bldg. 102 or call (808) 433-4182
                                     ONSITE COLLEGES & REPRESENTATIVE CONTACT INFORMATION                                                      
                                    Central Michigan University
                                    Tuesdays: 08:30-1700 HRS; Rm 109A
                                    College Rep: Jason Sullivan
                                    Phone# (808)- 782-1541; Email:  schofield.barracks@cmich.edu   Website:htt[://www.cmich.edu 
                                     Central Texas College
                                     Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 0900-1700 HRS; Rm 115
                                     College Rep: Keali'i Becera 
                                     Phone #: 808-292--8476; Email: director.schofield.hawaii@ctc.edu  Website: http://www.ctcd.edu  
                                      Chaminade University
                                      Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1700 HRS; Rm: 105 B
                                      College Rep / Advisor: Angelina Donohue
                                      Phone #: 808-840-1025; Email: angelina.donohue@chaminade.edu,  Website: http://www.chaminade.edu 
                                      Hawaii Pacific University
                                      Monday -  Friday: 0900 - 1700 HRS; Rm 106 A
                                      College Rep: Dave Terry
                                      Phone #: 808-544-1492; Email: dave.terry@hpu.edu, Website: http://www.hpu.edu 
                                      Wayland Baptist
                                      Wednesdays: 0900-1700 HRS; Rm 109A 
                                      College Rep Advisors: Crystal Tanaka,  Michael Christie

                                      Phone #: 808- 564-3364; or  Email: michael.christie@wbu.edu, Website: http://www.wbu.edu/hawaii

                                                                         ARMY PERSONNEL TESTING CENTER
                                                                                              OPERATION HOURS
                                                                       MON & WED 0900 - 1700 HRS
                                                                            For General Information Call: (808) 433-4182                                                   
                                                                  TYPES OF ACES TESTS OFFERERINGS  
          • Armed Forces Classifications test (AFCT)
          • Basic Math & Science Test (VMST)
          • Defense Language Aptitude Battery (DLAB)
          • Defense Language Proficient Tests (DLPT)
          • Defense Language reading Proficiency Tests (DLRPT)
          • Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)
          • Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT)
          • Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)     
        For Testing Requirements & Scheduling: Email - marsha.s.nakasone.ctr@mail.mil
                                 who is the Test Examiner or call Ed center staff at  (808) 433-41842