Educator Testing

  • ILP3 candidates are required to take and pass practice exams during coursework and training.  Practice exam dates are listed on program schedule.

                                                 Testing Preparation & Practice

     

Test Preparation and Practice

  • Certify Teacher:

    Candidates will be notified by program staff when the candidate's Certify Teacher account is active and ready for use.  

    • Test Practice
      • Baseline Assessment
      • Three (3) Practice Exam Mode Assessments
    • Resources
      • Testing Practice Tracker
      • Study Mode Assessments
      • Flash Cards

     


    Interactive Pearson TExES 268:

    Candidates will pay $10 exam fee on the day of scheduled practice exam.  

    • TEA ID number required
    • TX NESinc User ID and password required
      • Upon exam completion, practice results are available for 100 days

Principal as Instructional Leader (268) Educator Certificate

  • Principal candidates will need to pass the Principal as Instructional Leader (268) exam and complete the Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) to obtain a standard certificate. 

    Principal as Instructional Leader (268):

    The TExES Principal as Instructional Leader (268) exam is designed to assess a candidate's knowledge and skills of an instructional leader in an entry-level principal's role.  The assessment includes both select and constructed-response questions based on domain and competency statements.     

    • Principal Certificate Standards
      • The assessmnet framework includes a breakdown of knowledge and skills within each of the six (6) domains and eleven (11) competencies:
        1. School Culture (competencies assessed 001-002)
        2. Leading Learning (competencies assessed 003-004)
        3. Human Capital (competencies assessed 005-006)
        4. Executive Leadership (competencies assessed 007-008)
        5. Strategic Operations (competencies assessed 009-010)
        6. Ethics, Equity, and Diversity (competencies assessed 011)

     

    • Resources Available at: www.tx.nesinc.com 
      • Developing a study plan
      • How to prepare for the exam
      • Overview and exam framework
      • Sample questions
      • Key terms
      • Preparation manual

     


    Performance Assessment for School Leaders - PASL:

    In addition to the 268 exam, the Performance Assessment for School Leaders (PASL) is a performance based assessment designed to assess a candidate's ability to impact instruction and student learning while participating in practicum experience.   

    • Three (3) Summative PASL Tasks
      • Each task focuses on the principal as instructional leader:
        1. Task 1: Problem Solving in the Field
        2. Task 2: Supporting Continuous Professional Development
        3. Task 3: Creating a Collaborative Culture

     

    • Resources Available at: www.ets.org 
      • Developing a study plan
      • How to prepare for the exam
      • Overview and exam framework
      • Rubrics
      • Writing guidelines
      • Required video submission
      • Preparation manual

Contact Us Today!

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    Division of Instructional Leadership, School Improvement, and College Readiness Support

    Sandra McConaughy
    CLE Coordinator
    Office: 956-984-6262
     
     Elena Oviedo
    ILP3 Bookkeeper
    Office: 956-984-6038 
    eoviedo@esc1.net
     
    Debby Hinojosa
    ILP3 Bookkeeper
    Office: 956-984-6104
     
    Linda Rodriguez, Director
    Educator Preparation Programs
    Office: 956-984-6037
     

     

    Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Last Modified on June 1, 2021