The ESC offers free tutoring for entry assessments for all Teacher Education students. Contact the tutors for more information. 


  • Praxis Core Math (5732 or 5733) OR ALEKS Math Placement
  • Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)

And for the following Licensure Assessments (for ELED, ECED, IECE, and SPED students):

  • Praxis Subject Assessment - Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001)
  • Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary

Secondary students can also work with the Science and Math Learning Center for Praxis Subject Assessment: Math tutoring support

Text Resources

The ETMC has a selection of Praxis Reference books available for 4-day checkout in the ETMC (located in Memorial Hall, room 7260).


Massanutten Regional Library also has test prep books that you can check out. JMU students can apply for a library card by bringing their Driver's License and JACard to one of the MRL locations.

JMU Libraries have a number of text resources that you can access online:
Praxis Core for Dummies with Online Practice Tests

1001 Praxis Core Practice Questions


Praxis Testing is available in the Assessment & Testing Center in the basement of Harper Allen-Lee Hall. More information can be found here.


Middle Ed Resources
Secondary Ed Resources
Resources for Other Endorsement Areas

Art: Content Knowledge (5134)

English to Speakers of Other Languages Test (5362)

French: World Language (5174)

German: World Language (5183)

Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge (5857)

Music: Content Knowledge (5113)

Spanish: World Language (5195)

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