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The Arizona Department of Education contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson for the development, administration, and scoring of the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessment® (AEPA®). The purpose of the AEPA® program is to help ensure that all candidates seeking certification in Arizona have the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the job of an entry-level educator in Arizona public schools.
For information about the AEPA exams that are available via computer-based testing (CBT), please visit www.aepa.nesinc.com.
Test Registration & Scheduling Information
To take a test, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the AEPA program website: www.aepa.nesinc.com
Once you have registered to take a test, you may schedule your test appointment online 7 days per week, 24 hours per day. Test appointments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
To schedule a test appointment, log in to your AEPA account and select “schedule” on the current registrations page for the test you wish to schedule: www.aepa.nesinc.com
After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send a confirmation email listing your test date, your testing time, the address and phone number of the test center, and directions to the test center.
Rescheduling or Canceling a Test
To reschedule or cancel a test appointment, log in to your account at the AEPA program website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.aepa.nesinc.com
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