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What tests do I need to take? Educator certification requirements vary from state to state. NES tests are taken by individuals pursuing certification as entry-level teachers. Please contact the state agency responsible for educator certification in your state for more information.
Information about each test. Get specific information about a test, including when and where you can take the test, and access preparation materials by selecting the test from the following table.
|Essential Academic Skills|
|Subtest I: Reading|
|Subtest II: Writing|
|Subtest III: Mathematics|
|Subtest IV: Technology Literacy|
|Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary|
|Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary|
|Early Childhood Education|
|Elementary Education Subtest I|
|Elementary Education Subtest II|
|Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction|
|Middle Grades Assessments|
|Middle Grades English Language Arts|
|Middle Grades General Science|
|Middle Grades Mathematics|
|Middle Grades Social Science|
|Earth and Space Science|
|English Language Arts|
|Family and Consumer Sciences|
|English to Speakers of Other Languages|
|School Library Media Specialist|