Exam Description: The PRAXIS I exam is required to receive professional licensure for teacher certification and is created by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). The PRAXIS I or PPST means Pre-Professional Skills Tests. The PRAXIS I exam contains reading, mathematics and writing.
The PRAXIS I tests are designed to be one of the final hurdles in your student career. Students may take any part of the PRAXIS I exam separately or with another section. Over 44 states require the PRAXIS I to be taken by students seeking a teaching certification. In addition, the PRAXIS I can be taken approximately eight times during a calendar year. The questions focus on your ability to make decisions about relationships in data, sentence structure errors, and paragraph organization. The PRAXIS I test requires that you understand the basic principles of Math and English and apply this to your academic skills.