​Test Information

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (CORE)  

The Praxis Core is a standardized test, offered by Educational Testing Services (ETS), designed to evaluate abilities in reading, writing, and math. 

To register for the Praxis Core and for test fees, visit Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Special accommodations are available for students with documented disabilities or English as a Second Language. Accommodation forms are available on the ETS website and it can take 2-4 months to get accommodations approved by ETS.

Study guides are available at the Reserve Desk of Albertson Hall. The UWSP Tutoring and Learning Center also offers preparation for this test.


Praxis Subject Assessment (formerly Praxis II)/ACTFL Tests

Information regarding standardized tests required for majors and minors​ has been updated and is available in the most recent edition of the School of Education Undergraduate Advising Guide (pages 10-13). This information contains registration directions, required tests by major/minor, and when to take the test(s).

For specific test dates, visit Educational Testing Services (ETS) for the Praxis Subject Assessment (formerly Praxis II) test dates and Language Testing International for French, German and Spanish ACTFL tests. 


Pre-Professional Interview  

This Pre-Professional interview is required for all students majoring in early ehildhood education, elementary education, physical education and special education. This one-on-one interview lasts approximately 30 minutes. The fee is $35.00. Dates and times for interviews are available at the beginning of each semester and prior to the Professional Education application deadlines. Interviews will be available every month except July. You must bring $35.00 to 469 CPS to register for the interview if you are currently a UWSP student. Students not currently registered at UWSP may call our office to register. Questions? Contact the School of Education Academic and Career Advising Center 715-346-2040, Room 469 CPS.