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Step-by-Step

1. Learn about your exam

Detailed information about each exam is accessible on a single webpage that includes:

  • number and types of questions on your exam
  • exam length and total testing time
  • available dates and sites
  • passing score

Select your exam to get started.

2. Review preparation materials and the rules and policies

Preparation Materials

Preparation materials are available for your exam and include:

  • preparation manuals
  • interactive practice exams (for select exams)
  • CAT tutorials and other helpful videos

Select your exam to see what is available, or review all of the available options.

Rules and Policies

Policies and rules are available by exam. Review this information to learn more about:

  • payment, withdrawal, and refund policies
  • the ID that you need to bring with you and other testing rules
  • how to retake an exam

Do you need to request Alternative Testing Arrangements? Find out in advance what is provided as part of the exam, what you can request in advance, and how to request alternative arrangements.

3. Review testing and score-reporting dates

Need your scores by a certain date? Review the upcoming testing and score dates for your exam.

Scores will available at 10 p.m. Central time in your email and in your testing account on the score date listed.

4. Create your testing account

Texas educator candidates need to create a testing account on this website. This testing is account is separate from your TEA account.

Before you register:

5. Register for your exam

Registration is now open on this website.

Once you have reviewed your exam's information, looked at the preparation materials and policies, and created your account, you are ready to register for your exam.

Quick check! Have you:

  • Checked appointment availability from your exam's page
  • Reviewed score report dates
  • Read the Rules of Test Participation for the Texas Educator Certification Examination Program
  • Accessed your preparation manual

If so, go ahead...

6. Submit your alternative testing arrangements request form

Remember to:

  • Register and pay for your exam before you submit the form
  • Then, after registering, submit the form and include any required documentation

7. Schedule your test appointment

After registering for your exam, you may schedule your appointment at any time. If you already scheduled and need to reschedule you may do that as well, for no fee, for up to 48 hours before your scheduled appointment.