Steve Santana Named as Chief Information Officer at ETS

November 30, 2021

Today, ETS announced Steve Santana will join the organization as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Santana will provide the organization with visionary leadership in the development and implementation of IT (Information Technology) and Digital Product solutions to support ETS business goals and operations.

ETS Announces New Learning Tool to Support Teacher Candidates Becoming Professional Educators

November 18, 2021

ETS announced today the launch of the Praxis® Learning Paths™ program, a new online, interactive course to help aspiring teachers strengthen their content, knowledge and skills as they take the next steps in their journey to becoming professional educators. The Praxis Learning Paths program — created by ETS, a nonprofit research, learning and assessments organization, and University Instructors, a leader in student and educator learning and training — meets teacher candidates where they are by offering them customized support and preparation for their Praxis® tests.

ETS Expands Presence in India, Driving Growth for Core Brands TOEFL® and GRE®

November 16, 2021

Nonprofit ETS announced today the formation of ETS India, officially establishing an office in the country to grow the organization’s global footprint as it seeks to continue serving learners as part of their lifelong educational journeys. Lejo Sam Oommen, formerly of Pearson™, will lead ETS India as Managing Director. In this role, Oommen will develop and implement ETS’s overall growth strategy for its products and services in India.

ETS Establishes Legal Education Advisory Council to Expand and Create New Pathways in Legal Education

November 15, 2021

As ETS continues to pursue its vision of expanding and creating new pathways to and through legal education that prioritize fairness and equity, the organization has announced today the establishment of the Legal Education Advisory Council (LEAC) to help deliver on this vision.

ETS Acquires a Majority Stake in Kira Talent as Part of Continued Expansion of Global Higher Education Portfolio

November 11, 2021

ETS announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based, Kira Talent, the world’s only holistic admissions platform solution designed for higher education, as the organization continues to expand its Global Higher Education portfolio and diversify its offerings to bolster commitment to serving the graduate education community and beyond. The deal was led by ETS Strategic Capital, the private equity investment and merger and acquisition execution arm for ETS, its subsidiaries and its partners. Kira Talent will operate as a majority owned subsidiary of ETS. Kira Talent’s CEO and staff will remain in place as part of the deal’s terms.

ETS Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of the TOEFL® and GRE® Tests Entering China in Beijing with Symposium

October 25, 2021

Today ETS hosted a symposium in Beijing in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the TOEFL® and GRE® tests in China. Leaders and representatives from the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges of the Ministry of Education (MOE), the National Education Examinations Authority (NEEA), the Beijing Education Examinations Authority, ETS and other organizations attended the seminar. The “TOEFL China 40 People in 40 Years” list released by ETS was also unveiled during the meeting.

Grab Your Pencils and Register Today for the Newest TOEFL iBT® Test Option: TOEFL iBT® Paper Edition

October 12, 2021

ETS announced today its newest and final addition to the TOEFL iBT ® test portfolio, TOEFL iBT ® Paper Edition. Registration for the paper-based test opens today, Tuesday, October 12, with administrations beginning on Saturday, December 11. The test will be initially offered in the United States, India, Mexico and Colombia, with increased availability to other markets expected over the next year.

ETS Strategic Capital Expands Portfolio with Investments in Pymetrics and CollegeDekho

September 7, 2021

ETS Strategic Capital announced today a pair of new investment deals, further expanding the group’s portfolio and advancing ETS’s strategic mission impact. The latest equity investments were made in New York-based pymetrics and India-based, CollegeDekho, representative of ETS’s commitment to aligning its business interests with companies who are well-suited to collaborate with and expand current capabilities both domestically and abroad.

ETS and the University of Arizona Launch 2021 JD-Next™ Program in Latest Commitment to Diversity in Law School

July 8, 2021

Through the JD-Next program, students develop skills reading cases, analyzing case law, spotting issues and writing clearly.

ETS Strategic Capital Invests in Degreed

June 28, 2021

This latest strategic investment by the private equity and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) arm of the organization is intended to continue to advance and grow ETS’s educational business and mission through high-growth deal making.