Teaching and Leading in Washington
The Praxis® tests help Washington educators demonstrate their knowledge of content, pedagogy and instructional skills for the classroom. These tests are important components of Washington's licensure and certification process and include:
- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) — comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs
- 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 Washington.
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.
Washington Department of Education
The Washington Department of Education determines Washington's certification requirements, eligibility standards, Praxis passing score requirements and reciprocity agreements. For more information about Washington's approved educator preparation programs or testing requirements, visit their website.