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The GRE General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that have been acquired over a long period of time and that are not related to any specific field of study. To register for a test, or for specific test information, contact the Educational Testing Center at (740) 597-1537 or visit the GRE website: http://www.ets.org/gre
Pre-Professional Skills Assessments (PPST) are designed to measure basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics and are used to evaluate individuals for entry into teacher education programs. To register for a test, or for specific test information, visit the Praxis website: http://www.ets.org/praxis/
Praxis II® Subject Assessments measure knowledge of specific subjects that K–12 educators will teach, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills and knowledge. Individuals entering the teaching profession take the Praxis II tests as part of the teacher licensing process. Praxis II tests are available in paper-delivered and computer-delivered formats. (Not all tests are offered in both formats.) For more information, test dates and appointment scheduling for the Praxis II tests, please visit the Praxis website: http://www.ets.org/praxis/
The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is an Internet Based Test (IBT) that measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand English as it is spoken, written, and heard in college and university settings. To register for a test, or for specific test information, visit the TOEFL website:http://www.ets.org/toefl/
The Ohio Assessments for Educators will replace the current Praxis II examinations beginning September 1(except for the World Languages exams). OAE assessments will be available year round by appointment. Licensure candidates can take the test at many locations, but currently the exam will not be offered by the Educational Testing Center.
For more information, testing locations and candidate FAQ's please visit the OAE website at: http://www.oh.nesinc.com