Resources for Current Users
Thank you for choosing BEST Literacy and/or BEST Plus for your assessment of adult English language learners. As the publisher of these tests, the Center for Applied Linguistics is committed to providing you, our current users, with the information and tools that you need. This portion of our website is dedicated to providing information and resources geared specifically to your needs. Please use the top, left-hand navigation to directly access information specific to your role in the assessment process.
Purchase BEST Plus and BEST Literacy products at the CAL Store.
Activate BEST Plus tests online at any time.
Place orders online through the CAL Store.
Reminder: Please be sure to include the organization name when placing orders online at the CAL Store.
For questions regarding orders placed through the CAL Store,
Telephone: 1-855.543.9461 (toll-free)
Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm ET
CAL’s adult ESL assessments staff are available to answer questions about your assessments
Telephone: 1-866-845-2378, option 1 (toll free)
Monday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm ET