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Registration for the ETS® Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL)

You must register for the PASL assessment through your online account.

Before You Register

This assessment is administered twice per year during pre-established submission windows. These windows were created to align as closely as possible to your school leader internship schedule. Before registering for the assessment, you must:

Eligibility

Georgia

  • Candidates seeking certification must be approved in the state certification system to take the assessment. Consult with your educator preparation program to verify you are approved for this assessment.

Texas

  • Candidates seeking certification must be approved in the state certification system to take the assessment. Consult with your educator preparation program to verify you are approved for this assessment.
  • Out-of-state/out-of-country candidates seeking certification in Texas should contact the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for testing approval at 1-512-936-8400, Option 2 Educator Certification or contact the TEA Help Desk for more information.
  • If you are already a certified Principal and want to upgrade to the Principal as Instructional Leader certificate, contact the TEA for testing approval. Contact the TEA Help Desk for more information.

How to Register

Follow these steps to register for the PASL assessment:

  1. Create an ETS® Performance Assessment Account. To purchase the assessment, create an account in the online registration system and establish your own username and password. You will receive an email confirming that you have successfully created your account. This account is where you access your performance assessment, submit your tasks and view your scores.

    Note: If you have an account for the GRE® test, you may use those account credentials to log in to the Performance Assessments registration system. You cannot use your Praxis® account credentials, as the ETS Performance Assessments registration site is different from the registration site used for Praxis assessments.

  2. Select Your Test and Submission Window. Follow the instructions to purchase your assessment. Verify that the state in which you are seeking certification appears above the list of assessments. Be sure to select the appropriate submission window that best conforms to your clinical experience schedule. See Dates and Deadlines for additional information on submission windows.
  3. Identify Your Educator Preparation Program. When prompted, select the state and educator preparation program (EPP) that is requiring you to take the assessment. The EPP you select automatically receives your score for the assessment, which includes individual scores for Tasks 1, 2 and 3.

    Candidates in Texas: If you are seeking certification in Texas and you are not currently enrolled in a Texas traditional or alternate route preparation program, please select "Texas" and then the "Prepared out-of-state" listing from the drop-down list. If you are already certified in Texas and want to upgrade to the Principal as Instructional Leader certificate, please select "Texas" and then the "Prepared out-of-state" listing from the drop-down list.

  4. Select Score Recipients. Your cumulative score and highest scores for each task are automatically sent to the EPP you selected. If you are seeking certification in a state that has established a passing score with ETS, the state certification agency will automatically receive a copy of your scores. You may select up to four additional score recipients at no extra cost. You can add or modify these recipients up until 10 p.m. ET the night before the Task 3 submission deadline. If you wish your scores to be sent to a state certification department, be sure to select them as a score recipient.
  5. Answer Background Information and Assessment-related Questions. You will be asked to provide demographic and other background information that may be used for research purposes. In addition, you will be asked to respond to several questions relating to your school leader internship.
  6. Pay. You can pay by credit/debit card (American Express®, Discover®, JCB® Card, MasterCard® or VISA®), eCheck or through PayPal.
  7. Confirmation. You will receive an email confirming your registration.

Once you have registered, you will be able to access the assessment through your online account when the submission window opens. See Dates and Deadlines. To work on the assessment before then, see Prepare for the Assessment.

Register for Resubmission

If your assessment score falls below the passing score for the assessment, you are eligible to resubmit any or all three tasks for a fee. Only one resubmission per task is permitted during the resubmission window. The resubmission window immediately follows the reporting of your total assessment scores. To register for resubmission, select your appointment number from the "View Scores" page. Next, select the "Resubmit Appointment" link under the Actions heading. Select the assessment submission window. You will be presented with a list of the three tasks. Select the task(s) for which you wish to register and proceed to Checkout.

Contact Us

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