• Basic Skills Assessment Test

    To register online: https://actapps.act.org/wkala/wkala  
    Questions: 1.800.294.2105 or 1.319.341.2500 or alabamaectp@act.org 
     

    The basic skills assessments of the AECTP consists of the Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information, and Writing assessments from the ACT WorkKeys System. The assessments measure an examinee's foundational skills that are necessary for effectively performing the critical tasks required of Alabama educators. Download a copy of the Study Guide for additional information about the assessments or the request may be made by contacting the AECTP Application Department at (800) 294-2105 or (319) 341-2500.

    Must indicate UWA as score recipient. UWA Code: 0227  

    Praxis II Content Knowledge Test

    To register online: http://www.ets.org/praxis/al/
     
    Questions: 1.800.772.9476 or 1.609.771.7395 or 1.866.387.8602 (for disability services)

    The Praxis II® tests of the AECTP measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.

     

    Academic Major  

    Test Code 

    Passing Score 

    Biology 
    Biology Content Knowledge** 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0235/5235 
    0624/5624

       
    143 
    153

     Chemistry
    Chemistry Content Knowledge
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0245/5245 
    0624/5624

       
    150 
    153

    Educational  Administration 
    Educational Leadership:  Administration and Supervision

       
    0411/5411

       
    149

    Elementary Education 
    Elementary Education Multiple Subjects (effective 9/1/13)** 
    < If took Elementary Ed Content Knowledge (0014) see notes below> 
    Early Childhood:  Content Knowledge (effective 9/1/13)** 
    Teaching Reading 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6

       
    5031 
       
    0022/5022 
    0204/5204 
    0622/5622

       
    Pass/Not Pass 
       
    163 
    155 
    145

    English Language Arts 
    English Language Arts and Composition Content Knowledge** 
    <If took English Language Arts and Composition Content Knowledge (0041/5041) see note below>
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    5038


    0624/5624

       
    147


    153

    General Science 
    General Science Content Knowledge** 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0435/5435 
    0624/5624

       
    147 
    153

    General Social Science 
    Social Studies Content Knowledge** 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0081/5081 
    0624/5624

       
    153 
    153

    History 
    World and United States History Content Knowledge** 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0941/5941 
    0624/5624

       
    143 
    153

    Library Media 
    Library Media Specialist

       
    0311/5311

       
    146

    Mathematics 
    Mathematics Content Knowledge**
    <If took Mathematics: Content Knowledge (0061/5061) see note below>

    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    5161

    0624/5624

       
    145
     
    153

    Physical Education 
    Physical Education Content Knowledge** 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6 
    or 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    0091/5091 
    0622/5622 
       
    0624/5624

       
    141 
    145 
       
    153

    School Counseling 
    Professional School Counselor

       
    0421/5421

       
    151

    Special Education K-6 
    Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Test (effective 9/1/13) **  
    < If took Elementary Ed Content Knowledge (0014) see notes below> 
    SE Core Knowledge and Application 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6

       
    5031 
       
    0354/5354 
    0622/5622

       
    Pass/Not Pass 
       
    153 
    145

    Special Education 6-12 
    Elementary Education Multiple Subjects (effective 9/1/13)**
    SE Core Knowledge and Application
     
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    5031
    0354/5354
     
    0624/5624

       
    Pass/Not Pass
    153
     
    153

    Special Education K-12  
    Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Test (effective 9/1/13)** 
    < If took Elementary Ed Content Knowledge (0014) see notes below> 
    SE Core Knowledge and Application 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching K-6 
    or 
    Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12

       
    5031 
       
    0354/5354 
    0622/5622 
       
    0624/5624

       
    Pass/Not Pass 
       
    153 
    145 
       
    153

     

      **Test required for admission to the Alternative A Program.

    NOTE:  If you took the previously required Praxis II test prior to 8/31/13, your degree must be completed prior to 8/1/2018 or you will be required to take the required Praxis II test in effect at that time.
      

    Must indicate UWA as score recipient. UWA Code: 1737
    Must indicate ALSDE as score recipient. ALSDE Code: 7020

    It is the student's responsibility to verify that the official Praxis score report has been received by the Certification Office.