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.

Task Refer to
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
ID Requirements
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

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