TESTING  AND  EVALUATION

PRAXIS



ABOUT THE PRAXIS EXAM

The Praxis Series tests measure teacher candidates knowledge and skills. The tests are used for licensing and certification processes and include:

  • Praxis I Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST)
    These tests measure basic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. In addition to licensure, these tests are often used to qualify candidates for entry into a teacher education program.
  • Praxis II Subject Assessments
    These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills, that you need for beginning teaching.
OTHER INFORMATION

Boca Raton Campus
From I-95 take exit #45, which is also known as Glades Road.
From Florida Turnpike take exit #75, which is also known as Glades Road.

Go east, towards the ocean, on Glades Road and make a left on 1st FAU entrance (Broward Avenue). Once on campus turn right onto Indian river Street then turn left onto Dade Avenue. Visitor parking is on the left; located on the south end of the student support services building (also known as SU 80). If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot. All visitors must pay to park at FAU. The price is $1.00 per hour or $10.00 a day, you can pay with cash or credit card. Site Address: 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton FL 33431 Building Student Support Services SU 80 suite 210. If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park in the visitor's parking lot.

For printable directions with a map click here.
or you can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.


Davie Campus
On the Davie Campus if you do not have a decal test takers can purchase a day pass for $2 from the Owl card center in SD 201. They need a cash or a check for the amount. They also need their tag number and year of the car. The center is open on Mon and Thurs 8:30-7, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30-4:30, Friday 8:30-3:30. They are closed everyday from 1-2 for lunch. Their direct phone number is 954-236-1549.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.


Jupiter Campus
If you do not have an FAU parking decal you must park at the metered parking.

You can obtain turn by turn directions from Google Maps.


The FAU Testing Center willingly provides special test accommodations for all candidates who qualify for non-standard test administrations. Please send all documentation to FAU Testing Center no later than two weeks prior to your test date. You can fax your documentation to (561) 297-0170 or drop it off at our office in the Student Support Service Building, SU 80 Room 210.
Documentation of your accommodations must :

  • be current- i.e., completed within the past few years for disabilities not of a permanent or unchanging nature.
  • describe the specific accommodations requested
  • adequately support each of the requested testing accommodation(s)
  • be typed or printed on official letterhead and be signed by an evaluator qualified to make the diagnosis.

FAU Students who believe they qualify for special accommodations should contact the FAU Office for Students with Disabilities for assistance with this process.

For more information please contact Testing and Evaluation.

ACT Test Preparation is offered through Florida Atlantic University's Continuing Education Office.


REGISTRATION

To register for the PRAXIS exam or for more information please visit www.ets.org/praxis.



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