WHAT'S NEW IN 2013–2014?
Additional Computer-Based Tests
Beginning in September 2013, computer-based testing (CBT) is available for the following MTEL tests, in addition to those currently offered on computer. These tests will be available only on computer. Paper-based administrations of these MTEL tests are no longer available.
- Biology (13)
- Chemistry (12)
- Earth Science (14)
- General Science (10)
- Mathematics (09)
- Mathematics (Elementary) (53)
- Mathematics (Middle School) (47)
- Mathematics/Science (Middle School) (51)
- Physical Education (22)
- Physics (11)
- Reading Specialist (08)
Score Reporting for Computer-Based Testing
Refer to "Score Reporting" on the MTEL website for an updated schedule of score report dates.
Computer-Based Testing Retake Policy
You must now wait 45 days after taking a computer-based test/subtest before retaking the same test/subtest.
Paper-Based Test Administrations
There are now four paper-based test administrations offered. For more information about administration dates and score reporting dates for paper-based testing, see "Test Dates."
Alternative Testing Arrangements Policy
Colleges or universities may now submit an Institution's Verification of Documentation on behalf of students as documentation for some alternative testing arrangements.
New and Updated MTEL Tests Available in 2014
Registration opens January 9, 2014, for the following tests. These tests are offered only on computer beginning March 17, 2014.
- Dance (46)
- English as a Second Language (54)
Information about the following test will be available in spring 2014:
- Sheltered English Immersion (56) (new)
The following updated tests will be administered on March 1, 2014:
- Chinese (Mandarin) (29)
- German (27)
- Italian (30)
- Portuguese (32)
The following updated test will be available in fall 2014:
- Russian (31)