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Fees for Tests & Services

Retake fees cover the cost of an authorization to take an examination an additional time with PearsonVUE.

Product  Amount  Description Duration
Reading Endorsement $795 Includes enrollment and document processing, Prepare to Teach workshops, ABCs of Reading CD-ROM and manual, and reading examination. 1 year
Additional Certification Area (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, General Science, Elementary Education, English Language Arts, History or Mathematics) $850 You may purchase an additional certification in any area. The cost reflects American Board subject specific materials and test authorization. 12 months
Subject Area Change: Changing from one subject area to another.
Before taking subject area exam and/or being in the program for three months $175
After taking subject area exam, or being in the program for more than three months $850
Essay Feedback $100 Essay feedback fees covers additional, official essay feedback from a grader. Internal essay counseling is free but unofficial.
Extension Request $389 Extends candidate eligibility for a period of 6 months from the date which their current enrollment in the program expires. 6 months
Additional Score Reports $25 This applies to each official copy of your American Board score report beyond the first.
Additional Certificate Copies $25 This applies to each copy of your American Board certificate beyond the first.
E-Learning Classroom Assessment $90 This online tutorial focuses on the subject of testing and classroom assessment concepts. 3 months
Vantage Practice Writing Package $20 The PTK essay practice package including 4 scored submissions on 2 different practice prompts. Buy Here 1 Year
Appeals Payable directly to the American Board for a review or reconsideration of a decision made regarding your request for a rescore or accommodation; or an incident involving your background check, transcript, or testing misconduct.
Accommodations $100
Background $150
Misconduct $25
Procedural $150
Examination Rescore $100
Transcript $25
Late cancellation/ Rescheduling $195 If you fail to cancel or reschedule your examination more than 24 hours before the original time, you will be subject to this fee before you can schedule a new appointment.
Mentoring (Oklahoma) $595 Includes application and document processing, coaching & training, 6 face- to-face mentor observations, access to the Prepare to Teach workshops, and CLASS video library. 1 year