Re: The Ks license tests are so hard to pass

    On 8/23/08, moving to Kansas wrote:
    > Is this a Praxis II Test? I've taught for 16.5 years and will be
    > moving to the Topeka, Kansas area during the summer of 2009. I'm
    > so tired of taking a different test for every state that my
    > husband has been relocated to!!! I guess I'd better get started
    > now!
    > Thanks, in advance, for any help/suggestions you can give me.
    > On 5/31/08, KS wrote:
    >> I graduated from ESU May 07 and have been trying to pass the
    >> elementary education instruction, assessment test that is a
    >> graduation requirement as well as license requirement for the
    >> state of Kansas. I do not know if you would have to take it to
    >> renew your license. But as a new teacher it is required to
    >> teach as well the the PLT which is the written test that has
    >> to also be passed. They have a score requirement of a 163 and
    >> I just found out that my fifty try on the elem. ed
    >> instruction, assessment test I was off by seven points for the
    >> third time. It SUCKS!
    >> On 5/31/08, LD wrote:
    >>> I fear that I feel that I am totally out of the loop on this
    >>> one. I am currently a stay at home mom, but have kept my
    >>> teaching license. I haven't taught in a classroom for almost
    >>> 7 years. Are you currently a practicing teacher or is this
    >> a
    >>> new test for licensure?
    >>> Sorry if I sound ignorant.
    >>> Thanks,
    >>> LD
    >>> PS...I graduated from ESU, too. It's a great program!
    >>> On 5/24/08, Ks wrote:
    >>>> I have taken the the elementary education curriculum test
    >>>> for the fifth time now. I believe this test is pointless.
    >>>> I passed the PLT the first time and think it is more
    >>>> important because it gives you the situations of teaching
    >>>> and since it is a written test, it shows your real
    >>>> knowledge. Is there anyone else who is having a hard time
    >>>> passing this test? I am a graduate of ESU and proud to say
    >>>> I have passed on of the hardest programs for becoming an
    >>>> elementary teacher. That is what ESU is know for.
    >>>> Thanks,
    >>>>Hello, i read your post and I had a question. I live in NYC and I
    intend on moving to Olathe Kansas next year. I took all 3 of the NYS
    teacher certificaion exams. Do you think these will transfer to
    Kansas. Im 40 years old and have not been in school in years. I would
    hate to have to take more tests. I am so tired of the NYCBOE. I was
    born in kansas and have always wanted to move back.