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Certification Examination Retakes Policy Change


Fall 2020 Clinical Teaching


Test Approval Process

All teacher candidates must pass certain state certification exams to be a teacher in the state of Texas.  Test preparation will help candidates pass the exams with less stress and expense.  The educator preparation program has designed several supports for your test preparation; in order to ensure that every student is prepared to take their exams, approval for each exam will be granted once candidates have completed the test preparation listed below. 

Please note:  Candidates must register and schedule a test date within 30 days of test approval. 

Attempt

EC-12 PPR (160)

EC-6 Core Subjects (291)

Content & Specialization Exams

1st

Complete Certify Teacher practice exam with 80% in each domain

Complete Certify Teacher practice exam with 80% in each area

Document attendance at required workshops

Obtain approval from your department/program to upload via Tk20

2nd

Complete educational activities assigned by your program coordinator as needed

Complete Certify Teacher practice exam with 85% in each area that still needs to be passed

Document attendance at required workshops (for a list of workshops, please call OEPA (956) 665-7952 or (956) 882-5706)

Document completion of personalized supports on the areas that are pending a passing score (for more information, please call OEPA (956) 665-7952 or (956) 882-5706)

Complete Representative Exam

Obtain approval from your department/program to upload via Tk20

3rd – 5th

Complete educational activities assigned by your program coordinator or department chair

Complete educational activities assigned by your program coordinator or department chair

Obtain approval from your department/program to upload via Tk20

This process applies to candidates (students) that are planning on completing clinical teaching in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 only.

Submit a test request for Certification Exam.

Test Request Form

Fall 2019 Clinical Teaching Graduation Celebration

UTRGV Brownsville Campus
  • Friday, December 6, 2019
  • One West University Blvd, PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salon Student Union
  • 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
  • View the Facebook photo album of moments captured.
Download Brownsville Program


UTRGV Edinburg Campus

    • Friday, December 6, 2019
    • PlainsCapital Bank Theater Student Union (ESTUN 1.102)
    • 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
    • View Facebook photo album of moments captured.
Download Edinburg Program