All Teacher Education majors must pass examinations and assessments that are required by the state of Wisconsin for entry into the program, approval to student teach, and certification. Review this page for more information from the Educational Leadership Department.
State of Wisconsin residents have access to online test preparation and practice materials through LearningExpress Library.
First time users must register as a new user. Once you have logged in, visit the Career Center and select the option to Prepare for an Occupation Exam. You will find test preparation materials for MTEL and Praxis under Teaching. Your progress will be recorded for subsequent practice sessions.
Beginning on January 31, 2014, candidates in Wisconsin applying for an initial teaching license in grades Kindergarten through 5 or special education, or for a license as a reading teacher or reading specialist will be required to take and pass the Foundations of Reading test, a test of reading instruction knowledge and skills administered by the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson.
The UW System provides a free online FORT preparation course to any student affiliated with a UW campus. You will need to register for an account to use this site. This link points to an external webpage and will open in a new browser window or tab.