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Praxis Subject Assessments Preparation

You may be eligible for a Praxis fee waiver – click here for eligibility criteria and to apply.

To register to take a Praxis exam, visit the ETS registration page.

The state is in the process of transitioning from the NMTA to Praxis exams. Registration is available at NMTA (New Mexico Teacher Assessments) and NES (National Evaluation Series) by Pearson through December 31, 2020 or the PRAXIS exam by ETS (Educational Testing Service) beginning January 1, 2020. Effective September 1, 2020, the NMPED will only offer PRAXIS tests for licensure.

Praxis Preparation Materials

The following links will direct you to the official Praxis page for the specific test. The official page includes links to a free study companion and plan, and a computer-based test demonstration.

Request a Praxis Interactive Practice Test

Students are eligible to receive a free interactive practice test from ETS. To request your practice test(s):

  • Download the interactive practice test request form (you will need to complete a separate order form for each test);
  • fill in your name and email address, then choose the Praxis test code/test name from the drop down menu (leave the Praxis Candidate ID Number blank); and
  • send your order form to with the subject line: interactive practice test request form. The CSS Outreach team will complete the information inside the box and submit the form to ETS.