All students who apply to the Alabama Department of Education, Teacher Education and Certification Office, for Alabama professional educator certificates must meet the requirements for the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program (AECTP) as a precondition for certification.
Basic Skills Test Dates
||Alabama test sites
||June 13, 2014
||July 11-12, 2014
||August 9, 2014
||PSI centers nationwide
||* See Below
||August 7-16, 2014
||September 13, 2014
* Registration is open throughout the year, but scheduling is not available until approximately 6 weeks prior to the test window.
Which tests do I take?
Students must take three tests:
Reading for Understanding, Mathematics, and Writing.
When do I take the Basic Skills Test?
UAH Candidates undergraduate and nontraditional fifth year graduate candidates must take the AECTP - Basic Skills Assessments during Block 1 of their program.
How do I register?
How much will it cost?
|Combination of Tests
||Paper Test Fee
||Computer Test Fee
|Reading for Information, Applied Mathematics, and Writing (in combination)
|Reading for Information
|Reading for Information and Applied Mathematcs
|Reading for Information and Writing
|Applied Mathematics and Writing
Where do I send my scores?
- Alabama State Department of Education - Scores are automatically sent to the ALSDE
- UAH – Scores sent to UAH only if you list UAH on the application form. It is your responsibility to list UAH as a recipient of your test scores.
Photo copies of Score Reports will NOT be accepted.
More information on the Alabama Educator Certification Testing Program:
Praxis II Website
Praxis II Testing Requirements
UAH Testing General Information