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Pre-Service Test Center

Where: Beekey Education Center 129

When:  Tuesday, Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


What are Basic Skills exams?

The Basic Skills test series are required exams for licensure to teach in the State of Pennsylvania.

  • CORE (Core Academic Skills for Educators) - Reading, Writing and Math
  • PAPA  (Pre-Service Academic Performance Assessment) - Reading, Writing and Math
  • SAT/ACT option - Did you know that increasing your Reading, Writing/Language and Math scores can give you a passing score for basic skills areas? or  

Programs Offered:

  • Apply your strengths to overcome the Basic Skills exams.
  • Structure your study habits for optimal results.
  • Scoring strategies that pertain to you.

EASE - Is a free structured program based on Basic Skills test objectives that includes a variety of study resources and tips for Basic Skills test success. 

MyLab* - Is a diagnostic tool used to assess strengths and vulnerabilities in the different content areas and develops an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) just for you!

*limited number of free enrollment available.