Praxis® Test

Want to become a certified and licensed educator? Take the Praxis test to validate your subject matter knowledge and academic skills and become a qualified educator.

The Praxis® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.

At Blue Ridge CTC we offer the exam several times a month. Typically the first and 3rd Wednesdays (subject to change).

Test Details:

Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) These tests measure academic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. They were designed to provide comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs.

Praxis® Subject Assessments These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills, that you need for beginning teaching.

Praxis® Content Knowledge for Teaching Assessments (CKT) These tests measure subject-specific content knowledge, with a focus on specialized content knowledge used in K–12 teaching

Test Registration

Blue Ridge CTC Education students registering for the Praxis® Exam contact:

Joshua Rider

Education Program Coordinator

Main Campus; Suite 2207

304.260.4380 ext. 2338

Test Fees

The fee for The Praxis® Exam is included in Blue Ridge CTC Education program course fees. BRCTC students do not self-pay for this exam.

Exam Day

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled exam time.

What to bring on Test Day: What not to bring:
  • Current ID
  • Admissions Letter
  • No Cell phones
  • No Electronics
  • No Calculators
  • No Food or Drink
  • No Hoodies or Scarves
  • No Jewelry over 1/2 inch
  • No Watches



Test Accommodations

Test Preparation Materials

West Virginia Testing Requirements

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