The chart that follows provides general information on the MTEL tests that are currently offered to meet the subject matter test requirement for each license. Additional requirements for a license, such as passing the Communication and Literacy Skills test or an approved alternative as part of the regulatory pilot, may need to be met. The Department has approved a limited number of subject matter knowledge alternative assessments for specific content areas as part of the regulatory pilot. Please know that candidates must meet specific requirements to be eligible for each of the available subject matter knowledge alternative assessments. Eligibility requirements are provided in the descriptions of each of the alternative assessments. For more information, please see the approved subject
03* + 190
*03 — for testing through Summer 2023
78 — updated test for testing Summer 2023 and after
A Competency Review is required for languages where a test is not offered.
50 — for testing through Summer 2023
76 — for testing Summer 2023 and after
03* + 190 or subject matter test + 190
03* + SLPI
Last Updated: March 16, 2023
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