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DESE: Missouri Educator Certification
The Educator Certification System located within DESE Web Applications provides users with access to each of the following:
Apply for a certificate
Print out a certificate
View a certificate or pending application
View Praxis scores
Check fingerprint/background status
DESE: Praxis Standards
The Praxis II Content Knowledge/Specialty Area Assessments are included among the Praxis Series of professional examinations, which was developed and is administered by the Educational Testing Service. The assessments are designed to measure knowledge of specific subjects and teaching skills that candidates for B-12 certification have acquired through the completion of professional education programs. The Missouri State Board of Education has adopted the following assessments and their respective qualifying scores for each corresponding area of professional certification.
The Praxis Series™ tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.
Includes a free practice PRAXIS test PDF. Other items may or may not be fee-based.
About the PRAXIS
The Praxis Series™ tests measure teacher candidates’ knowledge and skills. The tests are used for licensing and certification processes