Teaching and Leading in California
The Praxis® tests help California educators demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy and instructional skills for the classroom. These tests are important components of California's licensure and certification process and include:
- Praxis® Subject Assessments — tests that measure general and subject-specific content knowledge that you need for beginning teaching
- School Leadership Series — tests for school and district administrators and for other leadership roles
Learn more about teaching and leading in California.
Test Requirements In Your State
Make sure you're taking the right tests for each area of certification you seek.
The Praxis® Tests Information Bulletin
Familiarize yourself with the registration process, test day procedures, score reporting and more.
Ready to Take a Praxis Test?
Find out how you can register online, by mail or by phone.
California Department of Education
The California Department of Education determines California's certification requirements, eligibility standards, Praxis passing score requirements and reciprocity agreements. For more information about California's approved educator preparation programs or testing requirements, visit their website.