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, as only one attempt, is set to expire. Beginning September 1, 2018, all attempts of the same examination will count toward the 5-attempt testing limit regardless of when the examination was first attempted. What does this mean? It means all attempts the candidates have taken to pass the TExES 068 will be counted toward their five limit. Whereas the candidates have only counted as one exam all their attempts before September 1, 2015, now all tries count toward the five limit. Candidates should consider this as they seek to pass the TExES 068 BEFORE September 1, 2018. After that date their number of attempts changes. So, what does this mean to the candidate at present? Study and take the TExES 068 exam NOW not later.

Candidates who reach the 5-time testing limit may apply for a test-limit waiver to attempt the examination again. Candidates must pay an application fee of $164 and complete all required components, including analysis of prior test results and completion of educational activities directly related to the candidate’s test for which he/she is applying before test approval will be granted. It is wise if the candidate for TExES Principal Certification goes to and read all their responsibilities for taking this exam and seeking a waiver:

https://tea.texas.gov/Texas_Educators/Certification/Educator_Testing/

Make sure to check our blog often, as candidate responsibility and timelines change, we will let you know.

TEA Changes the Rules for Those Taking the TExES 068
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