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Praxis Tutoring and Support Program

 
The Center for Urban Community Development offers a unique opportunity to K-12 teacher candidates to prepare for the Wisconsin teacher certification exams. This fee-based program series includes a combination of workshops and personalized tutoring sessions tailored to the State of Wisconsin basic skills and content knowledge exams, Praxis I (pre-professional skills) and Praxis II (subject assessment) exams.

Download the Praxis Workshop Schedule in preparation for the:
April 25, 2009 exam
June 13, 2009 exam

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The workshop series begins with an introduction to the Praxis I and II exams, which includes a review of successful test taking strategies coupled with a pre-assessment exam that identifies areas of strength and weakness in specific content areas. This introductory session is followed by separate content area workshops: reading, writing and mathematics for Praxis I; and literature, mathematics, science and social studies/history for Praxis II. Each workshop is facilitated by an experienced teacher who has passed both exams and is particularly skillful in guiding class participants in designing their own individualized test preparation strategy. In addition, participants in the content area workshops can enroll in a series of one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions with experienced instructors that will address areas identified in the pre-assessment exam taken during the introductory session.

The Praxis workshops and tutoring sessions are offered at convenient times and locations for the busy adult learner. Further, the program series is attuned to the social, cultural and linguistic background of the program participants. This holistic approach builds on the personal strengths of each participant and has a proven track record of helping individuals prepare successfully for the Praxis exams.

For more information on the CUCD Praxis Tutoring and Support Program (PTSP) and details, please contact 414-227-3270, or email pa@uwm.edu.

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  Resources  
  ETS Praxis Series
Information on administrator of the Praxis series examinations and for registration
  MPS
Milwaukee Public Schools Portal
  MTEC
Alternative Teacher Certification Program
  Praxis Resources
Web and ancillary resources to assist in Praxis I and II study
  WI DPI
State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction licensing information
  WI Troops for Teachers
Assists retired military personnel/vets to transition to new careers as public school teachers
 
For more information, contact:
Pa Vang, Program Director, pa@uwm.edu, 414-227-3277
 

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