To take a teacher assistant sample test for certification, check with the particular state's department of education for requirements, go to a teacher assistant certification website and download the sample test. As of 2015, not all states require certification for teacher assistants; for example, certification exams are required in New York, but not Rhode Island.
Use the following steps to take a teacher assistant sample test for certification in New York.
- Go to the website
- Review the guidelines
- Visit the Practice Tests web page
- Choose a sample test
- Take the sample test
Visit the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations website at NESINC.com and click on Test for Teaching Assistant Certification on the left-hand side.
Review the up-to-date guidelines for taking and passing the examination.
Click on Prepare and then Full-length Practice Test under Practice Test. A few sample practice tests are available for download under Sample Practice Test.
Click on Some NYSTCE Test Fields to view a list of available sample tests. Follow the instructions to purchase the desired test.
Complete the sample test. As of 2015, test takers have 30 days from the date of activation to take the sample practice test. Once completed, the test can be submitted to receive an immediate score.