Mathematics Program
Current Students

Contact Information

Mathematics Department
Shippensburg University
MCT 250
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257

Phone: (717) 477-1431
Email: math@ship.edu

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Praxis II Preparation

Students must take ALL Praxis tests BEFORE entering student teaching.

Links and Downloads

Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST) 

Code
Test
Time
Cost
Qualifying Score
10710
PPST Reading
1 hour
$40
172

http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/PRAXIS/pdf/0710.pdf

Code
Test
Time
Cost
Qualifying Score
20720
PPST Writing
1 hour
$40
173

http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/PRAXIS/pdf/0720.pdf

Code
Test
Time
Cost
Qualifying Score
10730
PPST Mathematics
1 hour
$40
173

http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/PRAXIS/pdf/0730.pdf 

This group of tests [Praxis I] should be successfully completed by the time you have completed 48 credits or are in the second semester of your sophomore year. A computer-based option is also available. Consult the Praxis website [www.ets.org/praxis] for details.

Content Knowledge 

Code
Test
Time
Cost
Qualifying Score
10061
Mathematics
2 hours
$80
136

http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/PRAXIS/pdf/0061.pdf

This test [Praxis II] must be successfully completed prior to student teaching. It is recommended that this test be taken during the second semester of the junior year or during the first semester of the senior year.

Special Note: The PLT (Principles of Learning & Teaching) test is no longer required for certification in Pennsylvania.

More Information On the Web: http://www.ets.org/praxis

Registration & Information: http://www.ets.org/Media/Tests/PRAXIS/pdf/01361.pdf

College of Education Praxis Page

Practice resources in MCT251. See any mathematics department faculty member to get access to practice problems that have already been copied for you. These include the standard 061 example exam as well as mathematics portions of several GRE and GMAT sample exams. Practicing timed multiple choice math exams is the key to success!