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Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

NATIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS
Phone: (413) 256.2876
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. weekdays (EST) & Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (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

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 the elementary test upon successful completion of third semester studies and the successful completion of advanced methods in the declared endorsement area.

Elementary Education Majors - It is strongly recommended that the MTTC test in the elementary education major declared be taken when all coursework requirements for the major are complete or during the semester of student teaching.

Subject Area Minors - Teacher 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 majors should see their faculty adviser before registering for the MTTC Early Childhood test.

Elementary Education Subject Area Majors (K-8)
MTTC Tests

Test
Code

Endorsement
Code

Autism Spectrum Disorder

064

SV

Cognitive Impairment

056

SA

Elementary Education

103

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Early Childhood Education (General & Special Education)

106

ZS

English as a Second Language

086

NS

French

023

FA
Integrated Science (Elementary)

093

DI
Language Arts (Elementary) 090 BX
Mathematics (Elementary) 089 EX

Social Studies (Elementary)

105

RX

Spanish

028

FF


MTTC ON-LINE
Online registration for the MTTC is available at www.mttc.nesinc.com. Please refer to the MTTC website for additional information on location of test(s), preparing for the test(s), what to expect the day of the test(s), test objectives, and requesting alternative testing arrangements.

MTTC content area tests are offered in a paper-based and computer-based format throughout the year. Teacher candidates will receive a score report approximately one month after the test has been taken. It is important that the teacher candidate maintain the original copy of their score report in a secure file for easy access. If the score report is misplaced, teacher candidates will have to request a new copy from National Evaluation Systems, Inc. which administers the test.

INTERACTIVE PRACTICE TESTS

MTTC TEST PREPARATION VIDEO

REPORTING SCORES TO SVSU
MTTC test results must be submitted to SVSU electronically; select institution code #24 when registering to take the test to ensure that SVSU receives the test results.