The Praxis Series tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. There are two types of Praxis Examinations: the Praxis Core and the Praxis Subject Assessments. All student pursuing licensure are required to complete a selection of Praxis Subject Assessments according to the licensure they are pursuing. Students who have not scored 22 or higher on the ACT and/or1080 or higher on the SAT must also take the Praxis Core series. You can find more information concerning the Tennessee Praxis requirements by visiting ETS.
When should I take my Praxis Core?
If you have not received either a 22 or higher on the ACT or a 1020 or higher on the SAT, then you are required to pass ALL Praxis Core tests. You should take the Praxis Core Test by the end of your Freshman year. Transfer students should complete the Praxis Core series upon transferring as you may be ready to complete Buc Point 2. Information on Praxis Core test can be found on the ETS website.
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When should I take my Praxis Subject Assessment?
All Praxis Subject Assessments must be passed before any student can progress into Residency II. You should attempt any required Praxis Subject Assessments as early as comfortably possible to ensure your ability to retest if necessary. Requirements for graduate students may vary by program.
Praxis Subject Assessments are available only in limited testing windows. You may find available testing windows on the ETS website.
What Praxis Subject Assessments am I required to pass for my program?
To find your specific requirements, select your licensure area on the ETS website.
Where can I take my Praxis?
In addition to the ETSU Testing Center[BROKEN LINK], there are additional locations that you may take your Praxis Assessments. You can find available locations on the ETS website and selecting your zip code. You will be required to select a location when you register for your assessment. Regardless of your testing locations, you must request that your scores be reported to ETSU and Tennessee Department of Education during your registration process.