Support Programs processes Praxis reimbursements for Teachers and paraprofessionals taking a Praxis to reach Highly qualified status.
» Procedures for Praxis Reimbursement
Praxis Reimbursement To get reimbursed for Praxis fees, complete a Praxis Test Reimbursement Checklist Application and turn in (1) the score report and (2) documentation that shows payment. This documentation may be a payment inquiry letter from ETS (1-800-772-9476), a cancelled check, a credit card statement, bank statement (name and address printed on them) or money order receipt.
Teachers/paraprofessionals will be reimbursed up to 3 times for the same Praxis exam.
NOTE: Reimbursement will be made 2 times for a failing score and then for a third time when a passing score is attained.
Fees for Praxis preparation courses will be reimbursed up to 2 times after a failing score is attained on any exam. For reimbursement, turn in documentation of attendance, payment and checklist to Support Programs.
Funds for teacher/paraprofessional Praxis reimbursement come from No Child LeftBehind federal funding and an 8g Local Teacher Quality Block Grant.
» Praxis Parapro Exam ETS's ParaPro Assessment was developed in response to the federal legislation known as No Child Left Behind. The law requires paraprofessionals serving in an instructional capacity to meet the definition of Highly Qualified.The test is 2 ½ hours and consists of 90 multiple-choice questions in the core subject areas of reading, writing, and math. Approximately two-thirds of the questions focus on basic skills and knowledge, while the remaining one-third focuses on applying skills in the classroom.
The exam is offered at least once per month. The cost for the exam is $50.00. A prepaid nonrefundable money order is the only acceptable method of payment. The money order is to be written to East Baton Rouge Parish School System.Please contact Candra Lewis to receive more information and/or to schedule an appointment @ 922-5609.
NOTE: To view Paraprofessional exemption guidelines, please click on the link below for more details.