About Vermont standards and requirements:
The Praxis is a two-part standardized test administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) Tests measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. These tests were designed to provide comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs. All candidates need to pass each and every one of the Core tests to be eligible for licensure. Passing scores are as follows: Reading (5712)-156, Writing (5722)-162 and Math (5732)- 150.
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.
For example, if you are an Elementary Education or Multidisciplinary Studies student you will be required to take the Praxis II Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects test. A Secondary Mathematics student must take the Praxis II Mathematics test. The required scores for the Praxis II are varied depending on which test is taken.
All education students need to pass the Praxis Core test, prior to registering for Inquiry II. All Castleton education students are expected to have passed both Praxis Core and Praxis II prior to their final semester/graduation in order to receive recommendation for licensure from the Education Department at Castleton College."
For relevant information regarding Vermont standards and requirements for licensure:
For more information on the Praxis tests:
ETS offers some prepraration materials for free on the
Praxis Preparation Materials website.
Choose a test and see what's offered.
ETS also offers online interactive test preparation. Fees for access are from $17.95 to $39.50.
To find Praxis preparation materials physically in the library, follow the link below into the VSC online catalog to see the books and CDs we have. Click on the title or use the call number to locate an item in the library. Most will be in the reference section, but some are available to check out (in the stacks). CD-Roms with practice tests are located at the circulation desk and can be checked out.
A few test prep books available as ebooks (read online)
Subscription resources. Log-in required for off-campus access.
Some public libraries offer access to Learning Express Library, including the Rutland Free Library.
for help preparing for careers, including test prep materials for these tests:
Practice tests are provided for these tests:
Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732)
Praxis Core Mathematics
Praxis Core Reading
Praxis Core Writing
Praxis II Early Childhood: Content Knowledge (2 practice tests)
Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (0014 and 5014) (Review chapters and 2 practice exams)
Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (2 practice tests)
Praxis II Mathematics (Content Knowledge and Pedagogy) (0065 and 5161) (Prep guide and 5 practice tests)
Praxis II Middle School: Content Knowledge (2 practice tests)
Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Practice Exam: Early Childhood
Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Practice Exam: Grades 5–9
Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Practice Exam: Grades 7–12
Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) Practice Exam: Grades K–6
Praxis II Power Practice Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (0011 and 5011) (3 practice exams)