English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Beginning September 4, 2012, the National Evaluation SeriesTM (NES®) English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) test is the test preferred by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC). Registration and test information for the NES® ESOL will be available to Oregon candidates through this website starting June 18, 2012. The last administration of the ORELA ESOL Examination is June 9, 2012.
The English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Examination is a customized educator licensure test designed to measure a candidate's knowledge and skills in relation to Oregon learning standards.
This examination includes the following two subtests:
- Subtest I: Foundations of ESOL
- Subtest II: ESOL Assessment and Instruction
Tests may include test questions that are being evaluated for future administrations and that do not affect a candidate's score.