To find out the latest information about dates for practice exams and certification exams, go to the UTA College of Education and Health Professionals website
If you have questions about the certification exam process, see the College of Education and Health Professionals Frequently Asked Questions for Secondary Certification Students
For statewide test dates, score information, and other testing information visit the Educational Testing Services TExES website
For preparation manuals and practice exam visit the Educational Testing Services TExES website
The following information is prepared and provided by other universities and organizations. You will find some very useful and practical exam preparation information on these sites. However, do not contact these institutions or any persons named in the material. These are not UTA sites.General ELAR exam information from Sam Houston State University
Written Response information from Texas State University Writing Center
If you have not had practice with timed essay writing, you should look over some of the materials available for the College Board Advanced Placement Exam. You could use these prompts to practice writing an essay under timed conditions. You will most likely be asked to write a comparison essay where you discuss the meaning of two literary passages.
There are commercial test preparation materials available for purchase. Check with the UTA Bookstore, AMAZON.COM, or a local book retailer for more information.
Talk to people who have taken the exam. Ask them about the essay and the objective portion.