WHAT'S NEW IN 2012–2013?
Year-Round Computer-Based Testing Now Available
Beginning in September 2012, computer-based testing (CBT) is available for the following MTEL tests:
- Communication and Literacy Skills (01): reading subtest
- Communication and Literacy Skills (01): writing subtest
- Early Childhood (02)
- English (07)
- Foundations of Reading (90)
- General Curriculum (03): mathematics subtest
- General Curriculum (03): multi-subject subtest
- History (06)
Paper-based administrations of these MTEL tests are no longer available.
Computer-based testing is available by appointment, year-round, Monday through Saturday (excluding some holidays), at Pearson Professional Centers throughout the United States, its territories, and Canada, including several in Massachusetts. Refer to "Test Dates" and "Test Centers" for more information about when and where you may test.
A video and photo tour of the computer-based test center and a computer-based test tutorial are available on the MTEL web site (see "CBT Tutorials").
Registration is available on the Internet by selecting "Register Now" on the MTEL web site. You should register as early as possible before your desired test date. For more information refer to "Internet Registration."
Score Reporting for Computer-Based Testing
Beginning in September 2012, test results for all computer-based tests except English (07) and History (06) will be reported within five weeks of the date on which you took the test. Test results for the English (07) and History (06) tests will be reported six times per year. Refer to "Score Reporting" on the MTEL web site for a schedule of score report dates.
Test Sessions for Paper-Based Testing
Test sessions for some paper-based tests have changed. For more information about reporting times, see "Test Selection."