The Praxis exams are national licensure exams developed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and required by a variety of states for initial teacher licensure.


  • A series of tests in reading, writing, and mathematics which verify candidates' college-level proficiencies
  • TPCP can waive Praxis I scores if a candidate has:
  • An ACT composite score of 22 or above OR
  • A combined SAT math/verbal score of 1030 or above OR
  • A professional degree

 PRAXIS II (Content) 

  • Subject area tests which verify candidates' content area knowledge
  • Specific test requirements vary from state to state

 PRAXIS II (Principles of Learning and Teaching, or PLT)

  • Test of pedagogical knowledge and skills (usually taken during student teaching).

To learn more about the Praxis visit their Website


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