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UTPA Certification Test Preparation Lab

The Certification Test Preparation Lab office has a Instructional Development Designer II who assists graduate students in the preparation for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES). The office has software to assist students with review sessions and test-taking strategies for the principal and superintendent exams. The Office is located at 3.234 in the Education Building. The phone number is (956) 665-3437 or contact Maria Gonzales by email .

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Texas law requires all individuals seeking educator certification to pass examinations in the areas in which they seek certification. Students admitted to the Principal Program are required to take a TExES Representative Exam (Practice Test) during the internship (EDUL 6398).


1201 W. University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
956/665-UTPA  1-866-441-UTPA
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