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Are you ready to start your journey as a new teacher, but aren't sure what tests you'll need to take? The National Evaluation Series (NES) exams are used for entry-level primary and secondary teacher certification purposes in several states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin. You may need to take one or more NES exams if you are a soon-to-be teacher who needs to become certified in one of these states, or if you're a current teacher seeking certification in a new academic subject, like physical education or social science.

There are three types of NES exams available. The Professional Knowledge Assessments measure competency in elementary and secondary school subject areas. The Essential Academic Skills Assessments assesses your instructional aptitude in reading, writing, math and technology. Finally, there are the NES Content Area Assessments, which are designed to assess your understanding of common K-12 subjects, from health to history. These computer-based exams are offered throughout the year, so check with your state's teaching certification agency to get details on the full teacher certification process.

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Our study guide courses break down all the concepts you'll need to review for your NES exam. We offer short and expertly taught lessons that cover the essential topics that appear on your NES test. These lessons are typically 5-10 minutes in length, so you can study when you have a few free moments in your schedule. Study on-the-go at home, work, a coffee shop, or wherever life takes you!

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