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Praxis Series

The Praxis Series assessments provide educational tests and other services that states use as part of their teacher licensure and certification process. The Praxis I tests measure basic academic skills, and the Praxis II tests measure general and subject-specific knowledge and teaching skills.

Passing Scores for Teaching Certification in the State of Maine

For the current passing score requirements for Maine visit:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/me/requirements/

For detailed information about individual Praxis tests, choose a test below:

Praxis I - Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST)

Our test center for paper testing is 00453
Our recipient code - receive score - is 3008

Praxis I - PPST FAQ (PDF)


Paper-Based Test PRAXIS I PPST Tests

For information on ETS paper based testing please visit:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/paper

Information on testing fees can be found here:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/about/fees

Please note:

If mailed the deadline is the date it must be received by ETS, not the postmark date. If registering online please note the deadline dates for each test date. For more details on late registration options and fees please visit the ETS web site.

Cell phones will NOT be allowed in the testing room. There are no facilities to safely store phones at the testing site nor are staff allowed to hold phones. Please leave your phone in your car or in your room.

All score reports will be available electronically from the ETS web site using your ID and password regardless of the method use to register for an exam.

If you are testing outside of your country of citizenship you must have a passport to be admitted to test.

Register for these one hour tests:

  • 0710 Reading
  • 0730 Math
  • 0720 Writing

For information on Maine passing scores and testing requirements please visit http://www.ets.org/praxis/me


Computer-Based Testing

The PRAXIS I PPST tests are also available in a CBT format.  The university has a Prometric Test Center located in the basement of South Hall which can do PRAXIS I PPST testing by appointment. To register for the Prometric PRAXIS I PPST exam please call the CSCC for PRAXIS at 1-800-853-6773 to schedule an appointment.

Other CBT sites are located in:

  • Bangor, ME (207)947-1234
  • Halifax, NS (902)422-8378
  • South Portland, ME (207)775-5812

For more information visit the ETS Praxis Web Site

Praxis II

Our test center for paper testing is - 00453 
Our recepient code - receive score - is 3008

Praxis II FAQ

Paper-Based Test PRAXIS II Exams

Test Date: Apr. 13, 2013
Application Deadline: Mar. 14, 2012

Test Date: Jun. 8, 2013
Application Deadline: May 9, 2013

Test Date: Jul. 20, 2013
Application Deadline: Jun. 20, 2013

Please visit the ETS web site for late registration options and deadlines.

Information on test fees can be found here:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/about/fees

For tests and Maine Passing Scores visit this link:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/me

Please note:

Please visit the ETS web page for current test fees for your test.

If mailed the deadline is the date it must be received by ETS, not the postmark date. If registering online please note the deadline dates for each test date.

PRAXIS exams with small volumes will be offered only on specific test dates only. Please visit this site for details on spedific tests and when they will be offered on paper:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/paper

For details on computer based testing and availability please visit this ETS web site:

http://www.ets.org/praxis/register/centers_dates/computer/

Cell phones will NOT be allowed in the testing room. There are no facilities to safely store phones at the testing site nor are staff allowed to hold phones. Please leave your phone in your car or in your room.

All score reports will be available electronically from the ETS web site using your ID and password regardless of the method use to register for an exam.

If you are testing outside of your country of citizenship you must have a passport to be admitted to test.

For for more information visit the ETS Praxis Web Site.

PLNE

Our test center is 00453 
Our recepient code - receive score - is 3008

Paper-Based Test

Note: Please go to the ETS PLNE Web Site to download necessary documents and for additional information on registration, mailing and fees.

Nonstandard test accommodations (extended testing time) may be available for test takers whose primary language is not English. Test takers who meet ETS requirements will be allowed 50 percent additional testing time.

This service is not available for language tests. Examinees must be approved by ETS to receive PLNE accommodations. Test and/or test center changes or additions are not available for this service because space and test materials are specifically limited to accommodate the number of examinees assigned to each center and tests for which they have registered.

How to Register

Registration directions and the necessary forms for completion are available on the ETS PLNE web site. Please read the directions carefully. You may download all the necessary forms from the web page with instructions. Forms will need to be returned to ETS using the address given on the forms. Only ETS can approve a request for accommodations. Please be aware of the deadline dates to allow additional time for ETS to review your application.

PLNE Test Dates

  • January 14, 2012
  • April 28, 2012
  • June 9, 2012

Note:
If mailed the deadline is the date it must be received by ETS, not the postmark date. If registering online please note the deadline dates for each test date.

Cell phones will NOT be allowed in the testing room. There are no facilities to safely store phones at the testing site nor are staff allowed to hold phones. Please leave your phone in your car or in your room.

All score reports will be available electronically from the ETS web site using your ID and password regardless of the method use to register for an exam.

If you are testing outside of your country of citizenship you must have a passport to be admitted to test.

For more information visit the ETS Praxis Web Site.