TWU Requirements for TExES Exams

Because passing the TExES exams is a state requirement for teaching certification, policies and procedures are in place to encourage and support students in TWU's teacher education program in passing their exams by the time they graduate.

TWU TExES Policy

To enroll in clinical student teaching fall 2018, you must attempt the ETS TExES content area exam and pass the ETS TExES PPR exam prior to beginning the clinical student teaching experience. If you are seeking a supplemental certificate in Bilingual, English as a Second Language, or Special Education; you must also attempt the supplemental exam(s) prior to fall 2018 clinical student teaching. To enroll in clinical student teaching spring 2019, you must pass the ETS TExES content area exam and pass the ETS TExES PPR exam prior to beginning the clinical student teaching experience. If you are seeking a supplemental certificate in Bilingual, English as a Second Language, or Special Education; you must also pass the supplemental exam(s) prior to spring 2019 clinical student teaching. It is your responsibility to meet the testing requirements of the Texas Woman’s University College of Professional Education and the Texas Education Agency.

TExES Test Preparation

The TWU TExES PREP Center administers the official TExES Practice Exams. Students who want to take a practice exam should click on the appropriate link in the left menu of this website. The TWU TExES PREP Center website also has information on other TExES preparation resources and services provided by the Center such as workshops, study guides and other study materials, some of which are available for checkout and some which are available online. You are encouraged to explore the PREP Center website or visit the Center in 218 Stoddard Hall to learn more about preparation and review resources. If you have questions about the TWU policy, procedures or practices regarding TExES exams you can email texesprep@twu.edu. Additional information on TExES exams including online test preparation materials (i.e. Study Guides for the TExES) are available from Educational Testing Services at the ETS TExES website.