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Secondary Education 

Praxis Requirements


All education majors must pass the Praxis exams.  Before admission to the College of Education the Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Tests in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics must be taken and passed.  The Praxis I exams are available through either a paper-based or computer-based format. Both formats cover the same content and measure the same academic skills.


Currently  the Praxis II (content area) exams must be completed prior to student teaching. 


More information on the Praxis exams is available at  At the Praxis website you can register for the exam and view the testing requirements for each area of certification 


Praxis exam dates are available at


For the 2004-2005 academic year the test dates are:


September 11, 2004
November 20, 2004
January 8, 2005
March 5, 2005
April 16, 2005
June 11, 2005

Questions? Contact: Career Services, 103 Maltby Center, 738-2028

Additional requirements for entry to, retention in, and graduation from the SRU College of Education can be found in the Teacher Education Policy Manual.  For more information about the Secondary Education/Foundations of Education programs, please contact our office.


Office Location:  114 McKay Education Building

Office Phone:  (724) 738-2041

Secretary:  Kay Castor (

Chair:  Dr. Jeff Lehman (

*The educational policies and procedures are continually being reviewed and changed in keeping with the educational mission of the university. Consequently, this document cannot be considered binding and is intended to be used only as an informational guide. Students are responsible for keeping informed of official policies and regulations and for meeting all appropriate requirements. 


This page was last updated:  08/05/2007

L. Forbes




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