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Teaching and Leading in New York

The Praxis® tests help New York educators demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy and instructional skills for the classroom. These tests are important components of New York'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

Learn more about teaching and leading in New York.


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.

New York Department of Education

The New York Department of Education determines New York's certification requirements, eligibility standards, Praxis passing score requirements and reciprocity agreements. For more information New York's approved educator preparation programs or testing requirements, visit their website.

Visit the New York Department of Education website