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Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

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The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) is a DoD organization created to help Servicemembers pursue their educational goals and earn the degrees or certification they deserve while continuing to serve their country. Non-Traditional Education Think of it this way: Traditional education requires reporting to class, and sitting in a classroom on the teacher's schedule. However, "Non-Traditional" education is complete... more

New Counseling System to Help Troops in Transition

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The DANTES College and Career Planning Counseling Services system, powered by Kuder® is customized specifically for active service men and women, such as the ability to search for occupations by military occupation specialty; learn about the U.S. GI Bill of Rights; and receive links to military transition centers, military-specific transitional job services sites, and military-friendly employers. Now available to 60,000 service members, the sy... more

Proud to Serve Again

Teaching

Troops to Teachers (TTT) was established in 1994 as a Department of Defense program. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000 transferred the responsibility for program oversight and funding to the U.S. Department of Education but continued operation by the Department of Defense. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 provided for the continuation of the TTT Program. The National Defense Authorization Act for FY2013 transferred the... more

National Test Centers Open at Bases Around the World

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There are hundreds of DANTES fully-funded test centers located overseas many on military installations. These test centers offer many types of examinations including: Military Examinations Praxis Examinations American College Test (ACT) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) DANTES Standardized Subject Test (DSST) College Level Exam Programs (CLEP) Excelsior Exams (ECE) General Educational Development Exams (G... more

Forward Deployed Testing

Studying While Deployed

There are hundreds of DANTES fully-funded test centers located overseas many on military installations. These test centers offer many types of examinations including: Military Examinations Praxis Examinations American College Test (ACT) Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) DANTES Standardized Subject Test (DSST) College Level Exam Programs (CLEP) Excelsior Exams (ECE) General Educational Development Exams (G... more

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College is expensive and time consuming. Thankfully, servicemembers, veterans, and family members have access to programs that offer ways to save both time and money. This section will help you take advantage of credit-by-exams, college preparation/tutorial assistance, and getting college credit for military service

 
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