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You can create an account and register on this website for edTPA and the AAFCS, PACT, TASC, TASC–ASL, and TExES exams.

The AAFCS, PACT, and TExES exams are administered as computer-administered tests (CAT); TASC and TASC–ASL use an interview format; and edTPA is a portfolio-based assessment.

Information about each Texas educator certification exam and edTPA. Select your exam/assessment below for information about: dates and sites; fees and payment; requesting alternative arrangements; registration, testing, and score reporting policies; passing scores; preparation materials; and more.

PACT candidates will take a new series of exams beginning January 27, 2020. Registration and appointment scheduling for these new PACT exams is now open. PACT exams are not the same as the TExES content-pedagogy certification exams used for standard certification.

Please note, candidates who need to take a PACT exam for the following areas should take TX PACT: Essential Academic Skills (700).

  • Core Subjects: Early Childhood–Grade 6
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Early Childhood–Grade 12
  • Special Education: Early Childhood–Grade 12

For more information about which PACT exam is associated with each Texas Certificate, see the Pre-Admission Content Test page opens in a new window on the Texas Education Agency website.

For more information about the PACT exams, including a list of areas for which a PACT exam is not applicable, see the Pre-Admission Content Test page in the EPP section of this website.

Exam CodeExam
772TX PACT: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6–12
784 & 785TX PACT: American Sign Language (ASL): Early Childhood–Grade 12 (Subtests I & II)
778TX PACT: Art: Early Childhood–Grade 12
776TX PACT: Business and Finance: Grades 6–12
740TX PACT: Chemistry: Grades 7–12
741TX PACT: Computer Science: Grades 8–12
790TX PACT: Core Subjects: Grades 4–8
779TX PACT: Dance: Grades 6–12
717TX PACT: English Language Arts and Reading: Grades 4–8
731TX PACT: English Language Arts and Reading: Grades 7–12
700TX PACT: Essential Academic Skills
721TX PACT: Family and Consumer Sciences
757TX PACT: Health: Early Childhood–Grade 12
733TX PACT: History: Grades 7–12
756TX PACT: Journalism: Grades 7–12
738TX PACT: Life Science: Grades 7–12
714TX PACT: LOTE Chinese: Early Childhood–Grade 12
710TX PACT: LOTE French: Early Childhood–Grade 12
711TX PACT: LOTE German: Early Childhood–Grade 12
712TX PACT: LOTE Latin: Early Childhood–Grade 12
713TX PACT: LOTE Spanish: Early Childhood–Grade 12
715TX PACT: Mathematics: Grades 4–8
735TX PACT: Mathematics: Grades 7–12
777TX PACT: Music: Early Childhood–Grade 12
758TX PACT: Physical Education: Early Childhood–Grade 12
737TX PACT: Physical Science: Grades 6–12
739TX PACT: Physics: Grades 7–12
716TX PACT: Science: Grades 4–8
736TX PACT: Science: Grades 7–12
718TX PACT: Social Studies: Grades 4–8
732TX PACT: Social Studies: Grades 7–12
729TX PACT: Speech: Grades 7–12
742TX PACT: Technology Applications: Early Childhood–Grade 12
771TX PACT: Technology Education: Grades 6–12
780TX PACT: Theatre: Early Childhood–Grade 12
Exam CodeExam
272Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 6–12
184American Sign Language (ASL)
178Art EC–12
164Bilingual Education Supplemental
190Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) Spanish
283Braille (UEB)
276Business and Finance 6–12
240Chemistry 7–12
241Computer Science 8–12
211Core Subjects 4–8
291Core Subjects EC–6
279Dance 6–12
181Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
292Early Childhood: PK–3 (for testing beginning January 2021)
153Educational Diagnostician (for testing through December 2020)
253Educational Diagnostician (for testing beginning January 2021)
154English as a Second Language Supplemental
117English Language Arts and Reading 4–8
231English Language Arts and Reading 7–12
113English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4–8
162Gifted and Talented Supplemental
157Health EC–12
273Health Science 6–12
233History 7–12
256Journalism 7–12
610Languages Other Than English (LOTE) French
611Languages Other Than English (LOTE) German
612Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Latin
613Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Spanish
238Life Science 7–12
275Marketing 6–12
115Mathematics 4–8
235Mathematics 7–12
274Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6–12
114Mathematics/Science 4–8
177Music EC–12
160Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC–12
270Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities for Trade and Industrial Education 6–12
158Physical Education EC–12
237Physical Science 6–12
243Physics/Mathematics 7–12
268Principal as Instructional Leader
151Reading Specialist
152School Counselor
150School Librarian
116Science 4–8
236Science 7–12
118Social Studies 4–8
232Social Studies 7–12
161Special Education EC–12
163Special Education Supplemental
129Speech 7–12
242Technology Applications EC–12
171Technology Education 6–12
180Theatre EC–12
182Visually Impaired