The General Statutes of the State of Connecticut require all prospective teachers to pass the Praxis I (Praxis 1): Pre-Professional Skills Tests (PPST) in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. The PRAXIS 1 serves as the state-approved essential skills tests.
If the Praxis I test is taken in the state of Connecticut, your scores will automatically be sent to the Connecticut State Department of Education. A current social security number must accompany the score report to be accepted.
Acceptable Praxis 1 scores:
For the written test:
10710 PPST Reading 172
20720 PPST Writing 171
10730 PPST Mathematics 171
For the computerized test:
5710 Computerized PPST Reading 172
5720 Computerized PPST Writing 171
5730 Computerized PPST Mathematics 171
It is by state law, that any individual obtaining admission into a teacher education program or seeking certification in the state of Connecticut MUST take and pass the PRAXIS I Examination. or an approved waiver option. Information on a waiver is located below.
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The state of Connecticut does have an approved waiver option. Information on a waiver is located below. The Connecticut State Board of Education, as of July 1, 2007, will accept minimum scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), SAT, ACT, or PAA sent directly from the respective testing company. The highest scores will be taken into account.
Connecticut State Department of Education
Bureau of Educator Standards and Certification
PO Box 150471 - Room 243
Hartford, CT 06115-0471