Basic Skills Requirement and Praxis II Information

Students in any teacher preparation program are required to take Praxis Exams for licensure in the state of Connecticut. Comprehensive information regarding licensure exams can be found at the Connecticut State Department of Education website.

All applicants to the professional program for teacher certification at Central must submit basic skills test scores in reading, writing, and mathematics as part of the application to the professional program. Click here for more information.

Elementary Education applicants seeking certification in Connecticut must pass the Praxis II Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects assessments. There are four subtests; Reading & Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies and Science. Central students must pass all four subtests prior to submitting an application to Student Teaching. Click here for more information