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Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

NATIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS
Phone: (413) 256.2876
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. weekdays (EST)
1-800-823-9225 (automated information system - available 24 hours a day)
http://www.mttc.nesinc.com/

MTTC Tests Required for Elementary Level Teacher Certification

Basic Skills Tests in Reading, Writing, and Math - Must be taken and successfully completed prior to filing an application to the Elementary Teacher Education Program. Applications for the program are accepted during the months of September for the following Winter Semester and January for the following Fall Semester. Please Note: the MTTC Basic Skills Test is now called the MTTC Professional Readiness Examination.

Elementary Education - It is strongly recommended that the MTTC test in Elementary Education be taken during the semester of student teaching but not any earlier than the end of the third semester of professional studies. Elementary Special Education majors should take upon successful completion of third semester studies and the successful completion of advanced methods in the declared endorsement area.

Subject Area Minors - Candidates who want to teach in one or both of their subject area minors in grades 6-8 must successfully complete the MTTC in their subject area minor(s). It is highly recommended that the test(s) be taken upon successful completion of all courses required for the minor(s). Early Childhood minors should see their faculty adviser before registering for the MTTC Early Childhood test.

Please Note: Candidates who began the new Elementary Education Program Fall Semester 2011, will be required to take the new version of the Elementary Education test that will become available after September 1, 2013.

 

MTTC Test for Elementary Education & Subject Area Minors (Grades K-8)

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Test Code
Endorsement
Code

Elementary Education

Elementary Education 2013 Study Guide (235kB)

Elementary Education
Note: This test is effective October 2013

 103  

Integrated Science
Study Guide (292kB)

Integrated Science - Elementary

Integrated Science Elem MTTC Alignment Guide (38kB)

093

DI

Language Arts
Study Guide (234kB)

Language Arts - Elementary

Elementary Language Arts MTTC Course Alignment Worksheet (35kB)

090

BX

Mathematics
Study Guide (331kB)

Mathematics - Elementary

Math Elem MTTC Course Alignment Guide (36kB)

089

EX

MTTC Social Studies Elem Study Guide 2013 (363kB)

Social Studies

Elementary Social Studies Major MTTC Course Alignment Worksheet (40kB)

084

RX

Additional Endorsements - Candidates who have opted to work on an additional endorsement area must successfully complete the corresponding MTTC test to add the subject area to their initial teaching certificate. It is highly recommended that the test be taken after successful completion of all required courses.

Additional Endorsement Area Tests

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Test
Code

Endorsement
Code

Autism Spectrum Disorder; K-12
Study Guide (286kB)

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASD MTTC Course Alignment Guide (41kB)

064

SV

Cognitive Impairment; K-12
Study Guide (249kB)

Cognitive Impairments

CI MTTC Course Alignment Guide (39kB)

056

SA

Emotional Impairments; K-12
Study Guide (295kB)

Emotional Impairments

EI MTTC Course Alignment Guide (40kB)

059

SE

Early Childhood Education Minor
Study Guide (223kB)

Early Childhood Education
(General & Special Education)

106

ZS

English as a Second Language
Minor Study Guide (255kB)

English as a Second Language

086

NS

French Minor
Study Guide (306kB)

French

French Elem MTTC Course Alignment Guide (36kB)

023

FA

Spanish Minor
Study Guide (303kB)

Spanish

Spanish Elem MTTC Course Alignment Guide (37kB)

028

FF


MTTC ON-LINE
On-line registration for MTTC is available at www.mttc.nesinc.com. Registrations must be received on-line by 5:00 p.m. (eastern time) on the registration dates listed in the registration bulletin. The registration bulletin is available on-line in Adobe Acrobat Reader format. Please refer to the bulletin for additional information about location of test(s), preparing for the test(s); what to expect the day of the test(s), test objectives, and practice questions for the MTTC Basic Skills Tests.

MTTC content area tests are offered five times a year (October, November, January, April, July). Candidates will receive a score report approximately one month after the test has been taken. It is important that the candidate maintain their original copy of the score report in a secure file for easy access. If the score report is misplaced, candidates will have to request a new copy from National Evaluation Systems, Inc. which administers the test. It takes approximately six to eight weeks.

MTTC TEST PREPARATION VIDEO

REPORTING SCORES TO SVSU
A photo copy of the score report for the MTTC Basic Skills Tests must be submitted with the application for admission to the Elementary Teacher Education Program.

A photo copy of the score report for the Elementary Education Test, (and if taken) a photo copy of the subject area minor(s) score report(s) must be submitted with the application for Elementary Teacher Certification at the end of student teaching.

MTTC ANNUAL PASS RATES FOR SVSU

MTTC THREE YEAR PASS RATE SUMMARY