Texas Tech University

Certification Testing Information

TExES Information

Texas law requires every person seeking educator certification to perform satisfactorily on comprehensive examinations. These examinations ensure that each educator has the necessary content and professional knowledge to perform satisfactorily in Texas public schools. Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) were developed for this purpose. TEA Educator Testing Information

Students registered with Disability Services who need accommodation for a TExES exam may request alternative testing arrangements through the exam administrator.

TExES Exam Preparation Materials

Important Pre-Admission TExES Exam Information

All students applying for admission to the TechTeach program will be required to take the Pre-Admission Content Exam. The purpose of this exam is to prepare you for the TexES which you must pass before your student teaching semester. Your COE advisor will provide you with additional information.