PRAXIS II and PLACE Tests:  

Individuals interested in applying for the Two Year Alternative Licensure Program, formerly known as the Pikes Peak BOCES/UCCS Teacher-in-Residence Program (TIRP) must take and pass a test in their content area* OR meet the 24 semester hour content requirement before being eligible for the Colorado Department of Education’s Statement of Eligibility.

NEW:  The Colorado State Board of Education voted at the June 2016 board meeting to adopt the Praxis exam series of content assessments for all available endorsement areas.  Please take a moment to review the new information effective September 1, 2016:

Use the following web addresses to learn more about each test (practice tests), to find the dates and sites that tests will be administered, and to register to take a test:

PRAXIS II, phone: 800-772-9476, email: