COVID-related testing information:

Testing candidates: Most Pearson Professional Centers (PPCs) are open for exam delivery. We also continue to deliver exams to any third-party test centers (PVTC and PVTC Selects) with the ability to operate, though some may be operating at limited or changed capacity based on their own discretion or in response to government mandates.

Visit our COVID-19 information page (Opens in new window) for the latest information regarding exam requirements, health and safety practices, and any country-specific policies. For information on rescheduling, refunds, and more, please review our FAQs.

Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE)

Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE)

The Ohio Department of Education contracted with the Evaluation Systems group of Pearson for the administration of the Ohio Assessments for Educators program (OAE: Initial Licensure).

The OAE: Initial Licensure program assesses the content-area and professional (pedagogical) knowledge of candidates who are seeking Ohio educator licensure or adding a new licensure area.

Tests Available

Please visit the OAE website at www.oh.nesinc.com to view a complete listing of the assessments that are available.

Scheduling Information

To take an assessment, you must first complete the registration and payment process at the OAE program website: www.oh.nesinc.com.

Once you have registered to take an assessment, 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 OAE account via the site noted above and select "schedule" on the current registrations page for the assessment you wish to schedule.

After you schedule your test appointment, Pearson VUE will send you 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 OAE program website and follow the instructions provided on the current registrations page: www.oh.nesinc.com.
 

Last updated 2020-05-01