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Category Archives: TExES Certification News

Important Information for Candidates for Texes Principal Certification

Starting September 1, 2018 candidates who will be testing should visit the PEARSON website at: www.tx.nesinc.com.  All program policies and procedures, as well as the registration system and online reporting tool, will be available at this site—starting September 1, 2018. Beginning September 1, 2018, all attempts of the same examination, no matter when they occurred, will…
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TEA Update: Principal Certification Redesign

Given the evolving role of the principal as an instructional leader and the needs of Texas schools and communities, the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) adopted new principal standards in 2016. Informed by the expertise of practicing principals, principal preparation program faculty, and other educators and aligned with the Texas Principal Evaluation and Support…
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TEA Update: Educator Testing Transition

The Texas Educator Certification Examination Program will transition to a new vendor, Pearson, beginning September 1, 2018, for the following tests: TExES, TExMaT, TASC, and TASC-ASL. ETS will administer the new Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) when it becomes effective in fall 2019. A Pearson website with limited information will be available on June…
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TEA Changes the Rules for Those Taking the TExES 068

It is important for all candidates seeking the TExES Principal Certification to read the material below. The Texas Education Agency has just pushed forward the timeline for all seeking to complete the TExES 068 certification exam. A subsection of the law, which currently counts all attempts of the same examination taken before September 1, 2015,…
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