Education Center

The Edwards Education and Training Center is committed to serve our Edwards community and to help meet the educational and vocational needs of our civilians and active duty military personnel and their adult family members.

412 FSS/FSDE
140 Methusa Ave, Bldg. 2453
Phone: 661-277-2713

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  • Reporting: Don’t Be a Hero – Call for Help!
    • Command Post: 661-277-3040
    • Security Forces: 661-277-3340
      • Put these numbers in your cell phone!
  • Mandated By Law: AFI 36-2921, DoDI 2200.01, Title 10 US Code Chapter 47, UCMJ Articles 134, 135 & 136
  • POC Information: Mo Yates 661-277-6105, morrell.yates.1@us.af.mil
  • Permanently Post in High Trafficked Areas

EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTER OFFICE HOURS:
Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 pm

Education and Training Sharepoint site for Air Force Network users

Services

  • College and Career Counseling
  • Tuition Assistance for Active Duty Military
  • CCAF Counseling
  • Testing Services
  • GI Bill Benefit Information
  • Commissioning Program Guidance
  • Civilian Developmental Education (CDE)
  • Long-Term Full-Time Training (LTFT)
  • Academic Degree Certification Training Part-Time (ADCT-PT)

CLEP and DANTES Program Testing
New CLEP Exam Registration Instructions:

Edwards Local CLEP, eCBT and iBT, DSST Sites and Edwards Military CLEP Exam Guidance

General Information

Eligibility Criteria

Contact Information

CLEP TESTING POC:  College Board 1-800-257-9558
http://clep.collegeboard.org/exams/offered

DANTES/DSST POC:  Prometric 1-877-471-9860
http://getcollegecredit.com/assets/pdf/DSST_Exam_List.pdf

Study Guide Reference Materials:  www.militaryonesource.com

Voluntary Education Test Administration and Proctor Services:

  • Provides Air University personnel testing (Course 14 testing, ALS, SOS, ACSC, and AWC )
  • Provides SAT and ACT testing services
  • How to schedule your Course ALS, 14/15 exams  (insert hyper link for this)

Testing Days:
Tues:  0830
Wed:  1300
Thurs:  0830

Military CDC Testing Services:
(Are offered by appointment only)
To schedule, please call the Base Training Manager at 661-277-2050
NOTE:  CDC and training testing is scheduled by Unit Training Managers
Tuesday: 1300, Wednesday: 0800

WEIGHTED AIRMAN PROMOTION SYSTEM Testing Program:
Testing is offered Mon-Fri at 0730 and 1300 for WAPS, DLPT, DLAB, AFOQT, AFCT, OPIs and TBAS please contact Edwards Military Test Program Coordinator at 661-277-3472.

** The exams offered this session varies by week of the month

On Base Colleges and Universities:
Cerro-Coso Community College
Programs Offered:  Associate Degrees in General Studies & Social Sciences
Phone:  661- 258-8644
Email:  www.cerrocoso.edu

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Programs Offered:  Bachelor Degree in Aeronautics, Aviation Maintenance, Technical Management and a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Science
Phone:  661-258-1264
Email:  http://worldwide.erau.edu/locations/high-desert-edwards

ACTIVE DUTY, SPOUSES, AND DEPENDENTS FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Spouses
MilitaryOneSource provides spouses with numerous educational and career guidance resources: http://www.militaryonesource.mil/education-and-employment/spouse-education-and-career-opportunities
Air Force Aid Society Arnold Grant Program provides $2000.00 per year for Air Force spouses enrolled in college full time: http://afas.org/education-grants
DANTES financial aid for spouses and dependents:  http://www.dantes.doded.mil/service-members/education-benefits/financial-assistance/financial-aid-and-scholarships/index.html

Active Duty, Spouses, and Dependents:
Military One Source:  www.militaryonesource.mil
Federal Financial Aid:  http://www.fafsa.ed.gov
Find On-line Colleges:  http://www.collegedegree.com

Air Force Educational Links of Interest:
DoD MOU:  Effective 1 March 2013, all colleges with military students are required to have signed the DoD Memorandum of Understanding.  Colleges that do not – cannot have courses paid for will military tuition assistance funds.  Please check the list of signed colleges and universities here:  www.dodmou.com  

Air University Student Information System: https://ausis.maxwell.af.mil

Commissioning Opportunities:  https://www.my.af.mil/afvecprod/afvec/Home.aspx(This information can also be accessed thru the AF Portal, https://www.my.af.mil via Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC) quick link)

DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support): http://www.dantes.doded.mil

Peterson’s DoD MWR Libraries: Online Test Prep:  www.petersonsdodlibrary.com

Tutor.com for US Military: www.tutor.com

VA Educational Benefits: www.va.gov

Education and Training Management System (ETMS) and myETMS: https://etmsweb.wpafb.af.mil/etmsasp/main/profile.asp

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF):  http://www.au.af.mil/au/ccaf

Community College of the Air Force (CCAF):
If your college does not offer electronic transcripts you must request a hard copy.  The transcript must be mailed directly from your civilian college to CCAF.  CCAF will not accept transcripts marked “issued to Student,” unofficial transcripts, or faxed transcripts.  To expedite the evaluation process, request that your school include your social security number on the transcript.  Also, if your transcript is under a different name, please have the school include your current name in order to prevent delays.  Please allow at least 45-60 days for CCAF to update your progress report.  To send transcripts directly from your college to CCAF at the mailing address:

CCAF/DESS
100 South Turner BLVD
Maxwell-Gunter AFB, AL  36114-3011

Electronic Transcript:  CCAF will accept electronic transcripts from colleges that use the eSCRIP-SAFE, Parchment or AVOW delivery networks.  Students will log onto their school’s website to order the transcript.  Select the CCAF or your may also type in ccaf.registrar@us.af.mil as the receiving institution.

**Please do not send your transcripts to update your CCAF record to the Education Center as CCAF will not accept them if they are not sent directly from the college to CCAF.

Education Levels Update Information:

  • Officers:  IAWAFI 36-2305, AFIT updates your education levels.  Education Centers no longer offer this service.  Send your official transcript from your academic institution to the address below:

AFT Academic Coding Branch
2950 Hobson Way
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH  45433-7765

AFIT Phone: (937) 255-6565, Ext 4324

  • Enlisted:  IAWAF 36-2306, member must request one of the following from their college/university and provide to the Education Center:
    1. An official transcript that includes your degree conferred date, degree level, and degree title. An official transcript must be mailed directly to the education office from your college or hand delivered to the education office in the original sealed envelope. Your college can mail the official
      transcript to the following address:412 FSS/FSDE
      140 Methusa Ave
      Edwards AFB, CA  93524.Also, your college can send an official transcript to the education office by email.or
    2. Notification of degree completion on official school letterhead from your college registrar’s office stating your full name, SSN, degree level, degree