Important notice concerning testing in areas affected by COVID-19 (coronavirus):

Updated February 26, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and in accordance with local government guidance, Pearson VUE is temporarily closing its mainland China testing centres and suspending exam delivery through our third-party mainland China test centre network.

NES® (National Evaluation Series™)

NES® (National Evaluation Series™)

The NES® (National Evaluation Series™) is a teacher certification testing program from the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson. NES tests are aligned to professionally accepted, national subject and pedagogy standards. The test fields range from tests of essential academic skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and technology literacy to tests of a candidate’s knowledge of pedagogy and specific content areas.

Registration and Scheduling

Please visit www.NEStest.com to get started with the registration and scheduling process.

Once registered, 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.

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation e-mail 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, select your state from the "For Test Takers" drop-down menu at www.NEStest.com and log in to your account.  Follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page.

NES, the NES logo, and National Evaluation Series are trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries of Pearson Education, Inc. or its affiliate(s).

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Last updated 2018-05-04