Guides and Workshops
We recommend you become familiar, if not already, with theories of second language acquisition, English as a second language methods and strategies, the English Language Proficiency Standards (ELPS), the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS), and shelthered instruction, among other topics. You might find these resources useful:
- ETS' Preparation Manual for the English as a Second Language Supplemental test (154)
- Mahler, J. et al (2014). TExES ESL Supplemental (154) Book + Online (TExES Teacher Certification Test Prep). Piscataway, NJ: Research & Education Association.
- TEA TELPAS Resources
- English Language Proficiency Standards
TWU's TExES Prep Center offers face-to-face ESL Supplemental workshops to non-TWU students. View its schedule and register.
Register for the test
If you are interested in taking the TExES ESL Supplemental test before September 1, 2018, go to the ETS Texas Educator Certification Testing Online Registration System. After that date, Pearson will administer the TExES. We will post information here as soon as it becomes available.