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The Office of Teacher Education in the College of Education and Educational Technology is happy to offer free access codes to the Pearson PAPA Prep course. If you are interested to utilizing this tool to prepare for the PAPA test requirement, stop by 104 Stouffer Hall and request your access code. The Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) exams are required of all teacher education candidates for admission to Step I in the
IUP Three-Step Process.
Information about the new Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment exams for all candidates can be found on the
Pennsylvania Educator Certification Tests website.
Contact the IUP University Testing Center for more information at 724-357-4994.
IUP teacher candidates in need of math tutoring for the PAPA math exam can obtain help from the Department of Mathematics in the CLEM Room, Stright 302.
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The last date for IUP teacher candidates to have their Praxis and PECT
score into the Teacher Education Office is December 12, 2016, if planning to student teach in spring 2017. There
will be no exceptions. For more information about testing, go to
All about State Testing Requirements.
A mandatory Professional Day meeting for all student teachers graduating in May 2017 is in the process of being scheduled. Once scheduled, you will need to inform your cooperating teacher or university supervisor of this excused absence from student teaching. At this meeting, you will:
Members of the Registrar’s Office will be available during this meeting to allow you to check your degree information and to make sure that any minors and/or concentrations are represented on your transcript.
Some departments have additional activities planned for their students
on this day. Please contact your department about any departmental
activities that are planned for that day.
A mandatory meeting for all majors from
any teacher education program who are planning to student teach in
fall 2017 is in the process of being scheduled. You must attend this meeting to
be eligible to student teach in fall 2017. It is critical that you
attend as you will learn about all requirements, expectations, and
policies related to student teaching. Confirmed
placements will be distributed at the end of the meeting. Bring
note-taking materials to this meeting.
Spring 2017 Speech and Hearing Screenings
PECT Test Preparation Webinars
Fall 2016 Speech and Hearing Screenings
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