Thiel College

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Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA)

The Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) is required for all Education majors.

General Information
The Praxis Series™

The Praxis Series™ tests are required for all Secondary Education majors.

ETS has revised the following tests using a standard setting committee and has established updated test codes, effective 2013/14.

English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038)

  • Replacing test code (0041/5041)
  • Last Administration of (0041/5041): 10/7/2013
  • Effective date (5038): 9/1/2013
  • Qualifying Score (5038): 167

Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161)

  • Replacing test code (0061/5061)
  • Last Administration of (0061/5061): 10/7/2013
  • Effective date (5161): 9/1/2013
  • Qualifying Score (5161): 160

Additional Praxis Series™ Materials

Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests (PECT)

The Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests (PECT) are required for all Early Childhood/Special Education majors.

Certificate Application Information
Clearance Information
Lesson Plans
ePortfolios

All Education majors are required to complete an ePortfolio and three-ring binder portfolio as part of the EDUC 220 - Integrated Instructional Systems (cross referenced with ECE 420) course, instructed by Dr. Doug Hazlett. Students use this requirement to market his/her skills upon graduation. Questions or comments can be directed to Dr. Hazlett at dhazlett@thiel.edu. Additional resources can be found on Dr. Hazlett's wikispace.

Sample ePortfolios