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TExES Information and Resources

Before you complete Phase II or Block 2, you need to have completed 3 hours of TExES Preparation coursework.  This is a Texas Administration Code requirement--it is NOT a UT Tyler requirement.

We have face-to-face options available to you and online options (online course).

Face to Face Options:

Saturday, June 22, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. BEP 218
Monday, July 1, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. BEP 232
Saturday, August 17, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. HPR 135
Thursday, October 3, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. RBN 2012
Friday, October 11, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. HPR 135
Thursday, November 7, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. RBN 2012
Friday, November 8, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday December 4, 2013 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. HPR 135
Thursday, December 5, 2013 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. RBN 2012
Friday, December 6, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 215
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BEP 218
Thursday, January 16, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BEP 218
Friday, January 24, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BEP 218
Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BEP 218
Friday, February 14, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BEP 218
Thursday, March 6, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BEP 218
Friday, March 21, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. BEP 218
Thursday, April 3, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BEP 218
Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Friday, May 2, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. BEP 218
Thursday, May 8, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BEP 218

Students are required to take 6 hours of TExES Preparation (PPR and/or Content.) A record of attendance will be kept for each face-to-face session.  Students do not have to attend the entire session if they have prior T-CERT Module hours (each module is 4.5 hours.)   Report promptly at the beginning of the session and sign the attendance log provided.

Your signature is confirmation of your attendance at the session.

Watch your Patriot email and the SOE Facebook page for announcements.

Sign up to participate in the online options through T-CERT

Practice TExES Exam at UT Tyler

The practice TExES PPR EC-12 exam is for all currently enrolled Phase III/Block 3 or Phase IV/Block 4 students. You must register for the exam by submitting a registration form to The Office of Teacher Certification, BEP 247H by 5 pm, the Tuesday prior to the exam date.  Questions may be directed to Cynthia Harris.

The Practice TExES registration form is available as an attachment (See Practice TExES Information) in the Documents Tab of the Blackboard Organization:  Education_Certification Information.  Watch your Patriot email and the SOE Facebook page for announcements.  If you are not currently enrolled in this blackboard organization, please enroll.   For technical assistance, contact itsupport@patriots.uttyler.edu.

A $10 exam fee must be paid to the UT Tyler Cashier if you have not taken a Practice TExES previously.  You pay this one-time fee and submit the receipt to the Office of Teacher Certification along with the registration form .  Students may take the practice test as many times as you wish at no additional charge.

Here are the dates for the Practice TExES Exams (TExES 160 PPR EC-12 Only):

  • October 5, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • November 2, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • December 7, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 215
  • January 18, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • February 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • March 8, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • April 5, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218
  • May 3, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - BEP 218

Online Review TExES Materials

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
  • ESL

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.

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