Testing and Certification

How do I register for a TExES exam?
Where can I find resources to study for the TExES certification exams?

Resources for TExES Preparation

General Test Prep Free Resources

Pearson - Texas Educator Certification Examination Program: http://www.tx.nesinc.com
This website gives you information about the exams. Official test preparation materials (test prep manuals) developed by the same company that creates the TExES exams can be found here: http://www.tx.nesinc.com/PageView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/GENRB_PrepManuals.html

Quizlet TExES Vocabulary:https://quizlet.com/Lindashubert
Flashcards with key vocabulary for different subject areas. Search for ‘TExES’ to find more collections.

Mometrix Practice Exams: https://www.testprepreview.com/texes_practice.htm
Free practice exams in many different areas.

Mometrix Academy: https://www.mometrix.com/academy/
Test preparation videos

BLTPT and Bilingual Supplemental Blackboard Course: http://my.utrgv.edu
This Blackboard course houses information and test preparation materials for the BLTPT and the Bilingual Supplemental exams. It was created by UTRGV professors. In order to access this course, contact the Department of Bilingual and Literacy Studies.

General Test Prep Resources for Purchase

The College of Education does not endorse the products in this section and cannot guarantee their results; this is just a listing of products you may find useful.

T-Cert Modules:
Cost: $30 for a 60 day access. These online modules offer content reviews and practice questions.

Region 13 Online Test Preparation Workshops: https://ecampus.esc13.net/login.html
Workshops in a variety of areas and levels—search the course catalog for the area you are interested in. Region 13 offers both face-to-face and online workshops, so make sure that you are looking at the online options. Cost: varies—for example, $120 for Core Subject single area review, $475 for full Core Subjects workshop.

240 Tutoring: http://www.240tutoring.com/texes-texas/
This is a for-profit website that sells test preparation materials for most of the major TExES exams, including the new Core Subjects EC-6, PPR, Bilingual Supplemental, ESL Supplemental, and Special Education exams, among others. The cost ranges from $40-$80.

Certify Teacher: http://www.certifyteacher.com/
This is a for-profit website that sells test preparation materials for most of the major TExES exams, including the new Core Subjects EC-6, PPR, Bilingual Supplemental, BLTPT, ESL Supplemental, and Special Education exams, among others. The cost ranges from $55-$65 for most materials.

MoMetrix: http://www.mo-media.com/texes/
This is a for-profit website that sells test preparation materials for most of the TExES exams. It costs $39.99 per package.

Flashcard Secrets: https://www.flashcardsecrets.com/texes/
Concept development through flashcards.

Exam Edge: http://www.texesprep.com/
This is a for-profit website that sells test preparation materials for most of the TExES exams. Costs vary depending on what you order.

Study.com: http://study.com/
Test preparation in a variety of areas. $39.99 per month, though there’s a free trial period.

Helpful Websites for Content

Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility

Reading/ELA

Mathematics

Social Studies

Science

Special Education

Bilingual Education/English Language Learners/ESL

Music

Languages Other Than English

How do I apply for my certificate?
Where can I pick up an eligibility form in order to be cleared to take content exam?

You will need to go to your department based on your content area. Here is the list of program coordinators that sign off on eligibility forms based on content area. TExES Authorized coordinators

Where can I find my TEA ID number?

You will find your TEA ID number when you log in to https://secure.sbec.state.tx.us/SBECOnline/login.asp.