NEW Testing Requirements for PA Teacher Certification
Effective April 2, 2012, PDE has changed test requirements for ALL certification programs and has added a second testing company. If you have passed all Praxis tests for a given certification area before April 2, 2012, you do not need to take the new test. Please check all categories below to make sure you are taking all the necessary tests for your area of certification. Remember that all test results from either testing company must be reported to Shippensburg University.
Basic Skills Requirement for All Certification Areas
Testing by Certification Area - click below.
Early Childhood Education - PK-4 certification
Dual Special Education/Early Childhood certification
Middle Level Education - 4-8 certification
Secondary Education - 7-12 certification
Multi-Age Education - K-12 certification
Special Education - certification