UT Tyler School of Education
There are a variety of materials to help you prepare for your TExES certification exams. Ms. Hansen has also requested that the bookstore order specific books to help in your preparation. Remember that you do not have to purchase the books from the UT Tyler bookstore. You can get the name of the books and purchase from your preferred vendor.
Following are online resources we strongly encourage you to use.
Tests at a Glance
This new test preparation resource — Test at a Glance — gives you a quick overview of the test and includes:
- Test name
- Test code
- Length of test
- Number and types of questions
- Format (CAT, PBT or both)
- Domains and approximate percentage of the test
- Domains and competencies
Online Calculator Information – Make sure to use online calculation tutorial prior to testing
An online calculator is now part of the testing software for some tests that require the use of a graphing or scientific calculator. If you are taking a test that requires the use of an online calculator, see the online calculator tutorial, where you can practice using the online calculator before the day of the test. Once you request access to the tutorial, you will be sent an activation key that is good for 30 days of practice use.
There are some online TExES Certification Exam Reviews in place for the following certification exams:
- Math 4 - 8
- Math 8 - 12
- Special Education EC - 12
- Science 4 - 8
- EC - 6 Generalist
- Science 8 - 12
- EC - 12 PPR
How do you get to these review materials? Access the T-CERT site. Register and T-CERT will send you an email telling you how to proceed. These materials are free to students.
MUSIC EC-12 Preparation
The Texas Music Educators Association has created a website to help students preparing for the EC-12 Music certification exam. You can find this website at https://www.tmea.org/divisions-regions/college/texes-review.