Getting Ready to Test
There are several steps you need to consider before you register, while you prepare, and on the day you take a GACE® assessment. Use the information in the chart below to help you organize your testing strategy and gather all the information you need to register, prepare, and take a GACE assessment.
For information on at home testing, visit the GACE Tests at Home site.
Note: The information below is for planning purposes only. It is important that you read and understand the Registration Bulletin and the Rules of Test Participation for more detailed information about what you need to do before you take a GACE assessment.
|Identify which test(s) you need to take for certification.||Eligibility Requirements|
|Determine if you are eligible to take a GACE assessment.||Eligibility Requirements|
|Review the Registration Bulletin.||Bulletin and Reference Documents|
|Read the Rules of Test Participation.||Rules of Test Participation for GACE Assessments|
|Choose a test center and date to take your assessment.||Test Centers and Dates|
|Create your MyPSC account on the GaPSC website using your legal name, which must match the documents you will present at the test center. Ensure you have read the important ID requirements and have valid forms of ID before creating your MyPSC account.||Creating your MyPSC Account
Correcting or Updating Your MyPSC Account
|Create your ETS GACE testing account.||Registration Steps|
|Register for the assessment(s) you plan to take.||Registration Steps|
|Review test preparation resources and purchase test prep materials.||Test Preparation Resources|
|If the test you are taking requires the use of a calculator, practice with the online calculator tutorial.||Online Calculator Tutorial|
|If you are taking a French, German, or Spanish assessment, practice entering accents and alternate characters with the alternate character toolbar tutorial.||Alternate Character Toolbar Tutorials|
|Review the guidelines of what to bring with you on test day.||What to Bring|
|Print your admission ticket and gather your identification documents||On Test Day|