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AECTP | ECE | CBASE | PRAXIS

Please Note : Effective for Students Interning Fall 2013
Required Tests Starting Fall, 2013


Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program

(AECTP--Basic Skills Test)

2013-2014

AECTP Application Department: 1-800-294-2105
Delivery Method Test Site Locations Registration Deadline Testing Date(s) APPROXIMATE

SCORE REPORT

DATE

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

Register online 

Telephone Registration: 1-800-294-2105 or 319-341-2500 

Requirements: The AECPT must be taken prior to admission to education.

Paper-and-Pencil Testing $102, Computer-based Testing $120

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

$46

Applied Mathematics $46
Writing $56
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.


English Competency Exam (ECE)


Test Dates  

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)

Test Dates

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

www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_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


Praxis II®

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
Educational Administration 0411 149
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
Reading Specialist 5031 157
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

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