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MTTC and PRE Test Information

Professional Readiness Examination (PRE)

All teacher candidates must pass all three areas of the Michigan Professional Readiness Exam (PRE) or approved alternative prior to student teaching. For more information and resources visit the CLAS Advising Center’s Professional Readiness Examination page.

PRE Test Registration

Visit the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) website to learn details about PRE test dates and to register.

Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC)

Students who plan to earn a Michigan teaching certificate must take and pass the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC) in their major, minor, and endorsement(s), if applicable. The CLAS Academic Advising Center provides general information on preparing for the MTTC.

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MTTC Test frequently asked questions ...

Study Guides and Resources

  • CLAS Advising Center's MTTC Content Area Test information
  • MTTC Flash Cards (available for each subject)
  • MoMetrix eLibrary (online access to study guides available through the GVSU Library)
    Click on Teaching, then scroll down and select the MTTC test(s) you are interested in. You may need to log-in through the Library in order to access this database.
  • Disability Support Resources:

Reducing Test Anxiety

If you suffer from test anxiety please read this PDF guide, Dealing with Test Anxiety, to identify and cope with stress.