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Paraeducator Assessment

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Are you looking to become a certified paraprofessional? ESD 123 is pleased to offer the Paraeducator Assessment Test! 
The test consists of 90 multiple-choice questions with a 2.5 hour time limit. For more information on the test, study materials, and to request accommodations for documented disabilities, please visit www.ets.org/parapro.

Register for the ETS Parapro Assessment

ESD 123 will provide testing twice per month at our Pasco facilities in the Classroom for the Future. Testing capacity will be limited to 2-5 people depending on computer availability. The cost to take the test is $75, which must be paid prior to taking the test. This assessment is approximately three hours long, administered via computer. Participants should arrive 15 minutes early. Pre-registration is required. If you are not sure you if need this test, please contact your district. For more information about the exam, visit www.ets.org/parapro/about.

It is recommended test takers view the Assessment Tutorial HERE. On the day of the test, participants must present a valid photo ID. Accessing a phone, calculator, watch, or any other electronic device during the test is not allowed. Scratch paper and pencils will be provided. There is a mandatory 35-day waiting period (not including your initial test date) to retest if you do not pass. If the test date you are registering for has been less than 35 days since your last test date, your test score will not count and we will not be able to refund your registration fee.

Due to COVID-19 requirements, testing may be canceled or rescheduled. Registrants will be contacted if there are any changes to testing date/time. In compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, participants will be asked to:

  • Come to testing appointment alone
  • Complete screening upon entry
  • Wear a face mask while inside ESD 123 facilities
  • Comply with social distancing guidelines
  • If you or anyone you've been in close contact with are feeling sick, have any COVID-19 symptoms, or have tested positive for COVID-19, please contact us to reschedule 

Want to learn more?

Noelle Sernett
Teaching & Learning Specialist
PH: 509.544.5750
nsernett@esd123.org
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