SNU EDUCATOR PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION TESTING
Oklahoma Teacher Certification is based on Competency Testing
You must pass the following three competency tests before applying for Oklahoma teacher certification:
OGET – Oklahoma General Education Test
Required for admission to SNU Educator Preparation Program
OGET should be taken during sophomore year
OSAT – Oklahoma Subject Area Test
You must take this test in the subject area of your major, i.e. elementary education, early childhood education, science education, music education, etc. Check with your advisor for guidance re: which OSAT you should take.
NOTE: OSAT should be taken during final semester of methods classes.
OPTE – Oklahoma Professional Teaching Examination
You must take 1 of 2 tests according to grade level - either PK-8 or 6-12. Check with your advisor for guidance re: which OPTE you should take.) NOTE: OPTE should be taken during student teaching
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
ceoe.nesinc.com (Certification Testing Registration/Information)
ok.gov/oeqa/ (Office of Educational Quality and Accountability)
NOTE: ALWAYS check with your advisor BEFORE registering for any tests.