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Title:  The Adult Education Training and Education Survey (ATES) Pilot Study
Description: This report describes the process and findings of a national pilot test of survey items that were developed to assess the prevalence and key characteristics of occupational certifications and licenses and subbaccalaureate educational certificates. The pilot test was conducted as a computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) survey, administered from September 2010 to January 2011.
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Cover Date: April 2013
Web Release: April 9, 2013
Print Release: April 9, 2013
Publication #: NCES 2013190
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Stacey Bielick Stephanie Cronen Celeste Stone Jill M. Montaquila Shelley Brock Roth
Type of Product: Technical/Methodological Report
Survey/Program Areas: Interagency Working Group on Expanded Measures of Enrollment and Attainment (GEMEnA)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical/Methodological Report, please contact:
Sharon Boivin.
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