Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program
(AECTP--Basic Skills Test)
|Delivery Method||Test Site Locations||Registration Deadline||Testing Date(s)||APPROXIMATE
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||August 17-25, 2013||September 20, 2013|
|Paper and pencil||Alabama test sites||August 30, 2013||September 27-28, 2013||October 26, 2013|
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||October 17-26, 2013||November 23, 2013|
|Paper and pencil||Alabama test sites||October 25, 2013||November 22-23, 2013||December 21, 2013|
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||January 9-18, 2014||February 15, 2014|
|Paper and pencil||Alabama test sites||January 17, 2014||February 14-15, 2014||March 15, 2014|
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||March 6-15, 2014||April 12, 2014|
|Paper and pencil||Alabama test sites||March 28, 2014||April 25-26, 2014||May 24, 2014|
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||May 8-17, 2014||June 14, 2014|
|Paper and pencil||Alabama test sites||June 13, 2014||July 11-12, 2014||August 9, 2014|
|Computer-based||PSI centers nationwide||*see below||August 7-16, 2014||September 13, 2014|
*Registration is open throughout the year, but scheduling is not available until approximately 6 weeks prior to the test window
Telephone Registration: 1-800-294-2105 or 319-341-2500
Requirements: The AECPT must be taken prior to admission to education.
The AECTP Basic Skills Assessment Study Guide is available online.
Combination of Tests Test Fee
|Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Writing (in combination)||$98|
|Reading for Information||
|Reading for Information and Applied Mathematics||$56|
|Reading for Information and Writing||$72|
|Applied Mathematics and Writing||$72|
|Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Writing (out-of-state-administration)||$178|
JSU must be listed as a score recipient at the time of registration.
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Counseling and Career Services at 256-782-5475, or Dr. Barbara Larson the Alabama SDE, Teacher Testing Coordinator at 334-242-9935.
Registration: English Department (Stone Center) room 215
ABSOLUTELY NO LATE REGISTRATION!
Requirements: The ECE must be taken prior to Preservice Teaching.
Successful completion of EH 101, EH 102, and 60 semester hours are required.
Students who have passed the writing section of the Georgia Regents' Test are exempt from the ECE.
College BASE Examination (CBASE)
Registration Deadline: Students cannot register the day of the test being requested.
Requirements: The CBASE may be taken after completing 96 semester hours.
The Praxis II Content Exam
PRAXIS II: SUBJECT/INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT-AREA ASSESSMENT PAPER-DELIVERED TEST DATES
PRAXIS Series Customer Service: 1-800-772-9476
Get information on and register online.
* Please visit the following Web page to obtain a complete list of computer-delivered test availability: http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/computer
The Praxis II exam is required for all teacher education candidates. This state-mandated requirement applies to all initial certifications including class B certification, Alternative 5th Year Masters, Add-on certification, and any graduate degree program that is deemed initial certification (i.e., Education Administration, Counseling, Library Media), or an initial certification for Collaborative Education at any level. Teacher education candidates must list ALSDE and JSU as a recipient of the test score at the time of registration. Failure to do so may delay certification by the Alabama State Department of Education.
*JSU is now listed as a Testing Center for the Praxis II. To test at JSU, use Test Center Code 02910 when registering for the test.
PAPER-AND-PENCIL TEST DELIVERY DATES
www.ets.org/praxis/al PRAXIS Series Customer Service: 1-800-772-9476 www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/
|TEST DATE||REGISTRATION DEADLINE||EXTENDED REGISTRATION DEADLINE||EMERGENCY REGISTRATION DEADLINE||APPROXIMATE SCORE REPORT DATE MULITPLE CHOICE ONLY||APPROXIMATE SCORE REPORT DATE CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE|
|September 21, 2013||August 22, 2013||August 29, 2013||September 13, 2013||October 15, 2013||October 22, 2013|
|November 2, 2013||October 3, 2013||October 10, 2013||October 25, 2013||November 26, 2013||December 3, 2013|
|March 8, 2014||February 6, 2014||February 13, 2014||February 28, 2014||April 1, 2014||April 8, 2014|
|June 7, 2014||May 8, 2014||May 15, 2014||May 30, 2014||July 1, 2014||July 8, 2014|
COMPUTER-BASED TEST DELIVERY DATES
October 7, 2013 – October 19, 2013
December 9, 2013 – December 21, 2013
January 13, 2014 – January 25, 2014
February 3, 2014 – February 15, 2014
April 7, 2014 – April 19, 2014
May 12, 2014 – May 24, 2014
July 14, 2014 – July 26, 2014
August 4, 2014 – August 16, 2014
Praxis II® World Languages Computer Testing Windows*
October 28, 2013 – November 2, 2013
November 29, 2013 – December 7, 2013
February 24, 2014 – March 1, 2014
April 28, 2014 – May 3, 2014
July 28, 2014 – August 2, 2014
*Official Score reports are available 10 business days following the test administration of multiple choice only tests and 15 business days following the test administration of constructed response tests.
Additional information may be located in The Praxis Series™ Information Bulletin at http://www.ets.org/s/praxis/pdf/praxis_information_bulletin.pdf.
Alabama Approved Praxis II Test Codes and Minimum Required Scores
|NAME OF TEST||Test Code*||Minimum Score Required|
|Biology: Content Knowledge||0235 or 5235||143|
|Business Education||0101 or 5101||147|
|Early Childhood: Content Knowledge (For ECE majors, this test will replace code 0014/5014 beginning September 1, 2013.)||0022 or 5022||163|
|Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (For EED and CLE majors, this test will replace code 0014/5014 beginning September 1, 2013.)||5031||Pass|
|English Language Arts: Content Knowledge||5038||147|
|Family and Consumer Sciences||0121 or 5121||146|
|French: World Language (offered 3x/year)||5174||162|
|General Science: Content Knowledge||0435||147|
|Library Media||0311 or 5311||146|
|Mathematics: Content Knowledge (effective 9/1/13)||5161||145|
|Music: Content Knowledge||0113 or 5113||150|
|Physical Education||0091 or 5091||141|
|Principles of Teaching and Learning (PLT) grades K-6||0622 or 5622||145|
|Principles of Teaching and Learning (PLT) grades 7-12||0624 or 5624||153|
|Professional School Counselor||0421||151|
|Social Studies: Content Knowledge||0081 or 5081||153|
|Spanish: World Language (offered 3x/year)||5195||158|
|Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications (for ECK, CLE and CLS)||0354 or 5354||153|
|Teaching Reading (for ECE, EED, ECP and ECK)||0204 or 5204||155|
|Technology Education (Career Technology)||0051||154|
|World and U. S. History: Content Knowledge||0941 or 5941||143|
*Codes that begin with the number "5" are computer-delivered and not available at JSU.
For more information, contact Dr. Kelly W. Ryan, Director Teacher Service Center