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UT Tyler School of Education

TExES Registration Information

Beginning September 1, 2015 candidates will be limited to four attempts to retake any educator certification examination. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is implementing this change to Texas Education Code §21.048 in response to HB 2205, 84th Texas Legislature, 2015. The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) may prescribe rules in the Texas Administrative Code to administer these changes.

For Your Content TExES

1st Attempt on Content TExES:

To gain initial permission to test, you must submit proof that you earned a score of 80% or higher consistently on the quizzes in Canvas for your content area to Dr. Frank Dykes or Mrs. Cynthia Sherman and ask permission to take the SOE Practice test. If you earned a 90% or higher on the SOE Practice Test, complete the TExES CAT Registration form and submit to certification@uttyler.edu.

Before any Retest Attempts:

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Frank Dykes or Mrs. Cynthia Sherman to develop an appropriate remediation plan.

Professional Certification:

Beginning September 1, 2015 candidates will be limited to four attempts to retake any educator certification examination. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is implementing this change to Texas Education Code §21.048 in response to HB 2205, 84th Texas Legislature, 2015. The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) may prescribe rules in the Texas Administrative Code to administer these changes.

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