​Praxis Core Preparation

What is the Praxis Core 

The Praxis Core test is a standardized test offered by Educational Testing Services (ETS) and is designed to evaluate a student's skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. 

When should I take the Praxis Core

The School of Education recommends that students complete the Praxis Core test after completing 12 credits. ETS can take up 6 weeks to release official scores to students. Some students will need to retake a portion or all of this test, so students should plan ahead to take this test as advised. 

How do I take the Praxis Core 

The Praxis Core is a computer-based test. Visit ETS online (www.ets.org/praxis) for more information on how to register for Praxis Core.

Praxis Core Preparation Materials 

The School of Education recommends that students take time to prepare for this exam. The following resources are available to assist you in your preparation. 

Praxis Core Study Guides: Study guides have been purchased and are available at the Reserve Desk of the UWSP Learning Resource Center. Study Guides can be checked out for a 3-day period. 

Individual tutoring: The Tutoring-Learning Center offers one-on-one preparation for the Praxis Core. Students should contact the Tutoring-Learning Center at 715-346-3568 for more information. The TLC is located in room 018 of the Learning Resource Center.

Education 106: The School of Education and the Tutoring-Learning Center offers one section of Education 106 as a Praxis Core preparation course. The eight-week course is a one-credit elective.