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PAPA (Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment)

Replaces Praxis I for reading, mathematics, and writing skills for all teacher candidates.

The PAPA includes three modules: Reading, Mathematics, and Writing. You may take one or all three modules at one test appointment.

For more information, including qualifying scores, go to the Pennsylvania Educator Certification Test website.

If you would like assistance scheduling the PAPA, please contact the University Testing Center at 724-357-4994, or stop by the center during office hours and we will be happy to schedule the exam for you.

IUP University Testing Center is a Pearson VUE Authorized Test Center Select.

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  • University Testing Center
  • Pratt Hall, Suite 107
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-4994
  • Fax: 724-357-3957
  • Office Hours
  • Monday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.