This is the ETS TExES website. Get up-to-date information about tests and test prep, register to test and view your scores. For information about certification, go to the TEA website.

Important Updates

If you need assistance with this website, including the registration process, please contact ETS Customer Service at 1-800-205-2626 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. CT) or via email at texes-excet_inquiries@ets.org.

2013-14 Test Schedules
See the 2013-14 Limited-Administration CAT Testing Schedule (PDF) and the 2013-14 PBT Testing Schedule (PDF) for administration windows, registration periods and score reporting dates for the 2013-14 testing year.

Preparing for the Texas Educator Certification Tests
Watch a video about preparing to take a Texas Educator Certification test. (Flash) This video includes tips for preparing and studying, along with tips for reducing test anxiety.

Interactive CAT Test Demonstration
Access an interactive demonstration of the TExES CAT tests by logging in to your ETS Testing Account. Once you are logged in, the instructions for downloading and playing the demonstration are in the Test Preparation Resources section on the left-hand navigation.

BTLPT Spanish Prerecorded Webinar
Watch a prerecorded webinar to learn about the BTLPT Spanish CAT test. (Flash)

TExES BTLPT and LOTE Administrations
Scores for the March 22-29 testing window will be available on April 21. Registration for the April 26-May 3 testing window is now closed; scores for this window will be available on May 26. The next testing window is July 5-12; registration for this window closes on June 20. Before taking a BTLPT or LOTE test, it is recommended that you practice by accessing the Alternate Character Toolbar tutorial.

TExES ELAR 7-12 (231), 8-12 (131) CAT Administration
Scores for the January 22-25 testing window are now available. Scores for the April 2-5 testing window will be available on April 28. The next testing wondow is June 11-14; registration for this testing window closes on May 30.

TExES Limited-Administration CAT Test (MC Only) Administrations
Scores for the March 12-15 testing window are now available. Registration for the April 16-19 testing window is now closed; scores for this testing window will be available by April 25. The next testing window is May 21-24; registration for this testing window closes on May 19

TExMaT MTT Administrations
Scores for the January 22-25 testing window are now available. Scores for the April 2-5 testing window will be available by April 18. The next testing wondow is June 11-14; registration for this testing window closes on May 30.

Retaking a CAT Test
If you want to retake a CAT test, you must wait 45 days before you can retake the same test via computer. If you register before 45 days, the registration system will only display test dates that are at least 45 days after the previous CAT test date.

ETS CAT System Maintenance
System maintenance is performed on the ETS CAT system each Sunday from approximately 7 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m. CT. During these periods, you will NOT be able to register, reschedule or cancel any CAT exams. If you encounter any problems, please try again later.

TEA Educator Certification Online System Maintenance
System maintenance is performed on the TEA Educator Certification Online System each Sunday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT. The TEA system may be temporarily unavailable during these periods. This may affect your ability to register for a test and/or view your profile. If you encounter any problems, please try again later.

Test Center Info

Test Center Reporting Time Policy
You must arrive at your designated test center no later than the Test Reporting Time listed on your admission ticket. If you arrive after that time, you will not be admitted and your test fee will be forfeited. It is your responsibility to allow plenty of time to arrive by the designated time, regardless of whether there is traffic congestion, bad weather, road construction, car accidents, poor directions or any other incident that might delay arrival.

Test Center Comments
If you have comments about the test center or the conditions under which you took a test, please submit them in writing to ETS. See contact information below. Comments must be submitted or postmarked no later than 2 days after your test date.

CAT Tests
ETS-Texas Educator Certification Program
CAT Comments
PO Box 6051
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
Fax: 1-609-530-0581
Email: TexasCAT@ets.org

TExES Braille, TExMaT PBT and TASC/TASC-ASL Tests
ETS-Texas Educator Certification Program
Test Administration Services
Mail Stop 34-Q
Princeton, NJ 08541-6051
Fax: 1-609-771-7710
Email: TexasTas@ets.org