For States and Agencies

ETS® Performance Assessments are reliable evidence-based portfolio assessments that are designed to promote learning and guide test-takers’ reflective practice to improve student learning. ETS performance assessments provide a more complete view of not only what test takers know, but what they can do. Our performance assessments measure key skills at different stages of an educator’s career including in pre-service, teacher leadership and school leadership roles.

Praxis® Performance Assessment for Teachers (PPAT)
Allows teacher candidates to demonstrate pedagogical content knowledge and skills application for the classroom during student teaching

Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL)
Allows school leaders to demonstrate instructional practice, collaboration and problem solving skills for improved student learning

Performance Assessment for Teacher Leaders (PATL)
Allows teacher leaders to demonstrate effective instructional leadership skills