College of Education & Human Sciences

Teacher Testing

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Basic Skills Exam

Praxis II Exam


Basic Skills Exam

  1. Go to www.act.org/alabamaectp.
  2. Read the instructions and follow directions that explain how to register, study for, and take the Basic Skills exam. Contact the testing company with any questions regarding registering for this exam: AECTP Application Department: 1-800-294-2105.
  3. Register for either the paper-and-pencil based test or the computer-based test. Details for each option are listed below.
  4. The Basic Skills Assessment Study Guide is available for continuous download via the web site at www.act.org/alabamaectp.

Paper-and-Pencil Testing - in Alabama ONLY

The cost of taking the Reading, Writing, and Mathematics exams in combination via the paper-and-pencil option is currently $102.00.

SATURDAY TEST DATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE SCORE RECEIPT DATE
April 27, 2013 March 29, 2013 May 29, 2013
July 13, 2013 June 14, 2013 August 10, 2013
September 14, 2013 August 16, 2013 October 16, 2013
November 23, 2013 October 25, 2013 December 25, 2013

 

Computer-Based Testing - Nationwide

The cost of taking the Reading, Writing, and Mathematics exams in combination via the computer-based option is currently $120.

TEST WINDOW REGISTRATION DEADLINE SCORE RECEIPT DATE
March 9-17, 2013

Registration opens one month prior to testing window dates.
Examinees may register up to the day before a test administration.

April 12, 2013
May 18-26, 2013 June 21, 2013
August 17-25, 2013 September 20, 2013

 


PRAXIS II (subject area) Exam

  • To register for PRAXIS II exam, go to www.ets.org/praxis/al or call PRAXIS Series Customer Service: 1-800-772-9476. Study material is available on the ETS website.
  • Teacher education candidates must pass all PRAXIS II exams required for their area of certification before student internship. Click here for a complete listing of Praxis II exam codes required for each major offered at UNA.
  • Most computer-delivered tests are given year-round by appointment. Testing window dates for computer-delivered tests are available at: http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/computer/#testing_windows
  • Paper-delivered tests are delivered six (6) times per year, as shown in the table below. It is offered on the UNA campus every April, June, and November.

 2012-2013 Praxis II: Subject-Area Assessment Test Dates
For the paper-delivered test

 Anyone registering during the "Extended" or "Emergency" deadlines will be charged additional late fees by the testing company.

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION
DEADLINE

EXTENDED
REGISTRATION
DEADLINE

EMERGENCY
REGISTRATION
DEADLINE

APPROXIMATE
SCORE REPORT
DATE

June 8, 2013

May 19, 2013

May 16, 2013

May 31, 2013

July 2, 2013

July 20, 2013

June 20, 2013

June 27, 2013

July 12, 2013

August 13, 2013


Teacher education candidates are responsible for having exam score reports sent to UNA and the ALSDE. If you do not request a score report for these recipients, it will cost you an additional $40 fee with ETS to send at a later date. Request that your score report be sent to UNA 1735 and AL State Department 7020.