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The Praxis Series: Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers is a set of rigorous and carefully validated assessments that provide accurate, reliable information for use by state education agencies in making licensing decisions.

The Praxis Series Assessments provide tests and other services that states use as part of their teaching licensing certification process. Colleges and universities may also use the basic academic skills assessments to qualify individuals for entry into teacher education programs.

DANTES provides tests for two of the categories of assessments in the Praxis Series in teacher development. Praxis III is Classroom Performance Assessments, the first year of teaching.

  • Praxis I measures basic academic skills Ÿ
  • Praxis II measures general and subject specific knowledge and teaching skills
FUNDING: DANTES funds only one administration of the Praxis I: PSST (complete battery or partial) and one administration of the Praxis II: Subject Assessments, which includes the PLT, per lifetime at a DANTES Test Site.

Tests Fee
Praxis I: PSST (Pre-Professional Skill Test)
Free: One time administration only (Complete Battery or partial)
Praxis II: Subject Assessment or PLT Free: One time administration only (one test)
Military are required to pay a fee for PRAXIS unfunded exams or retesting.
Timed Tests: All Praxis-related tests are timed, and time limits are strictly observed.

Score Report Receipt: Prometric mails score reports to examinees approximately 4 weeks after exam is taken.

For Fort Hood Test Center dates and times please see your Education Counselor
Military personnel only are allowed to test in DANTES Test Centers. Civilians should contact the National Test Center. Service members should contact the Troops to Teachers (TTT) representative located in the state where they wish to teach.

The Praxis Series of Tests are used by most state education agencies in the United States to make decisions regarding the licensing of new teachers. For information unique to your state's requirements regarding specific tests, please choose the state from the list below:

Alabama Maine Pennsylvania
Alaska Maryland Rhode Island
Arkansas Minnesota South Carolina
California Mississippi South Dakota
Colorado Missouri Tennessee
Connecticut Nebraska Texas
Delaware Nevada US Virgin Islands
District of Columbia New Hampshire Utah
Georgia New Jersey Vermont
Guam New Mexico Virginia
Hawaii New York Washington
Idaho North Carolina West Virginia
Indiana North Dakota Wisconsin
Kansas Ohio Wyoming
Kentucky Oklahoma ASHA
Louisiana Oregon DODEA
Related Links:
Download a PRAXIS Bulletin
Registration Code Lists
Tests at a Glance (TAAG)
Test Preparation
ParaPro Assessment
The School Leadership Series
Complete Test Directory

For more information about the Praxis series of tests, visit Praxis

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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 04:07 PM