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Announcement: PAPA to replace PRAXIS I Test

Beginning in April 2012, the PECT Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) will be the means of assessing reading, mathematics, and writing skills for undergraduate candidates seeking initial teacher certification in Pennslyvania.

For Candidacy, students will no longer take the PRAXIS I (PPST) series of exams after April 1, 2012. Students should take the PECT PAPA series of exams by ESP if their initial test date is April 2, 2012 or later.

PAPA Preparation Materials

PRAXIS II Preparation Materials

Praxis II Subject Assessments measure knowledge of specific subjects that K–12 educators will teach, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills and knowledge.

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