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The University of Oregon Testing Center offers the computer-based ORELA NES Test Series. To register for a test and to receive more information about the exams, please see the ORELA website: http://www.orela.nesinc.com/

ORELA News:

Oregon Adopts Pearson’s New Contemporary, Computer-Based Teacher Certification Tests

 

 

Beginning Sept. 1, 2010, candidates for Oregon teacher licensure will be able to take the NES tests at Pearson’s secure testing centers in the state and around the country. A series of free preparation guides for the NES is now available at http://www.NEStest.com and will also be available at http://www.orela.nesinc.com/ beginning in June 2010, when test registration opens. The preparation guides, called NES Profiles, include the information a candidate needs about the test, such as the format, content areas and competencies covered, as well as sample test questions and answers.

ORELA Computer-based Teacher Certification Tests
Beginning 9/1/2010 the tests listed below will be required for Oregon teacher licensure
Art
Biology
Business Education
Chemistry
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education Subtests I and II
English Language Arts
English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health
Mathematics
Middle Grades English Language Arts
Middle Grades General Science
Middle Grades Mathematics
Middle Grades Social Science
Music
Physics
Physical Education
Protecting Student and Civil Rights in the Educational Enviornment
School Counselor
School Library Media Specialist
Social Science
Spanish
Special Education
 

For information on Oregon teacher certification requirements please visit the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission website: http://www.tspc.state.or.us/

Questions? You can email your questions to us at testing@uoregon.edu