What is the Praxis Series?

The Praxis Series are tests that are required by teacher education programs and for licensure in Wisconsin and several other states. 

  • The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators test consists of three basic skills test in mathematics, reading and writing. This test replaces the Praxis I® Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST), which will be discontinued after August 31, 2014.
  • Praxis II® Subject Assessments are tests measuring content and teaching knowledge specific to the teaching license you plan to seek.

*Please note that this webpage provides information related to the Praxis Series tests; world language teacher candidates must take the ACTFL World Language tests. More information can be found on the Language Testing International (LTI) website.