Educator Testing

Welcome to the Office of Educator Testing at the 天天做爱 Education Agency. The Office of Educator Testing is responsible for the overall management and monitoring of the statewide educator certification testing contract as well as the development and implementation of testing rules. This page provides testing information related to obtaining a 天天做爱 educator certificate. 天天做爱 law requires that educators pass appropriate tests to become certified. The appropriate examination(s) required for certification are specified in the听天天做爱 Administrative Code, 搂230.21(e). Further information about current, past and future tests may be found below:

Testing Information

Information related to testing is available below:

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Test Exemption Information

Please submit a Help Desk ticket for additional guidance.

Please submit completed applications through the .

Testing Announcements and Updates听

Educator Preparation Program Exam Vouchers

听to provide candidates with codes to be used during registration for a 天天做爱 educator certification exam. Please contact your preparation program for more information.听

Early Childhood PK-3 #292 Certification

The听听听is not an exam available to be taken under the "听option. It requires specific coursework and training to be completed with an听. Please contact an approved educator preparation program for exam approval. The听Early Childhood PK-3 FAQ听is now available to address common inquiries.听

Educator Certification Examination Retake Limit Change

Candidates are limited to a total of 5 attempts to pass a certification examination under听. Beginning September 1, 2018, all attempts of the same examination, no matter when they occurred, will count toward the 5-attempt testing limit regardless of when the examination was first attempted.

Candidates who reach the 5-time testing limit must apply for a test-limit waiver to retest.

Note: TX PACT examinations are not subject to the 5-time test limit. Please visit www.tea.texas.gov/tlw

Testing Vendor Updates

- 天天做爱 Educator Certification Examination Program 1-800-877-4599

Mask requirements will be stated in your appointment reminder email, or you may call the test center directly to verify their requirements.听Candidates who do not comply may forfeit their ability to take current and future exams. Pearson will not issue refunds to candidates who do not comply.听

The search functionality on Pearson鈥檚听e remains an excellent way for candidates to verify specific test center requirements.听

鈥 Performance Assessment for School Leaders 1-855-628-5088

The PASL Assessment Spring 2024 dates are posted on the听听page.听

The 听page contains a link to the guidance document for candidates who may be submitting their PASL assessment tasks while working in a virtual learning environment.听

The听听page has been updated to include a virtual learning response for each textbox.

Additional information is also available at听

Teacher Certification Exam Updates

The following content-pedagogy assessments will be updated to include both multiple-choice and constructed-response questions.听 The dates below represent the current target launch date and are subject to change to a later date.听 Any updates to the schedule will be made on this site.听听

All new assessments will have exam frameworks released about 12-18 months before the scheduled launch date on this听website.

Opportunities to Participate in Exam Development Committees听

There are upcoming opportunities for 天天做爱 educators to participate in exam development committees. Committee members receive Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits for their participation in these exam development activities.听听

听for information about the development process, the types of meetings conducted, and how to get involved.

September 2, 2024

  • 7-12 ELAR - 331
    • exam #231听will be available until September 1, 2024, and can be used for certification through September 1, 2025.听
    • new #331听first administration will be on September 2, 2024, with a听 date of September 27, 2024.听
    • Updated:听ELAR 7-12 (331) informational one-pager听is now听available听to address timelines and other frequently asked questions related to the exam launch, program requirements, and candidate preparation resources.听
  • EC-12 Physical Education - 258
    • exam #158听will be available until September 1, 2024, and can be used for certification through September 1, 2025.听
    • new #258听first administration will be on September 2, 2024, with a听 date of September 27, 2024.听
    • Updated:听Physical Education EC-12 (258)听informational one-pager听is now available to address timelines and other frequently asked questions related to the exam launch, program requirements, and candidate preparation resources.听
  • EC-12 Health 257
    • exam #157 will be available until September 1, 2024, and can be used for certification through September 1, 2025.听
    • new #257听first administration will be on September 2, 2024, with a听 date of September 27, 2024.听
    • Updated:听Health EC-12 (257)听informational one-pager is now available to address timelines and other frequently asked questions related to the exam launch, program requirements, and candidate preparation resources.听

No earlier than September 2025

Exact dates to be determined. Approved new or updated exam frameworks will be听posted online听as soon as they become available.听

No earlier than September 2026

  • Bilingual Spanish Supplemental
  • Bilingual Special Education EC-12

No earlier than September 2027

  • School Librarian (250)
  • Reading Specialist (251)

No earlier than September 2028

  • ESL Supplemental
Contact Information

Educator Testing

Staff are available and quickly responding via the听.

Please submit a Help Desk ticket through the link above.听

Or messages can be left听at 512-463-9039.听