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Test Prep: PRAXIS

What is the PRAXIS?

The Praxis tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. The tests are used for licensing and certification processes and include:

Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST®)
These tests measure basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. In addition to licensure, these tests are often used to qualify candidates for entry into a teacher education program.

Praxis II  Subject Assessments
These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills, that you need for beginning teaching.

Study Guides

These can be found in our digital collections, or on the shelves at Smith Library, The Education Library, and/or the Wanek Center Learning Commons.