Registration and payment must be completed on a desktop computer. Mobile devices do not process payment correctly.
Before registering for the ParaProfessional Assessment, please review information about Paraprofessional licensure. Click here.
You may not need to take the Paraprofessional Assessment if you meet one of the other requirements.
The ETS ParaPro Assessment is given in an Internet-based computer format. The test has 90 multiple-choice questions that measure basic skills in reading, writing and math and the application of these basic skills in the classroom. All test questions are in English.
The ETS ParaPro Assessment is offered by appointment only on Tuesdays at the DeKalb Regional Office of Education, 2500 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, Illinois 60115.
The cost of the test is $75.00. Your seat will not be held until payment is made on this site with a valid Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. The $75 registration fee is only refundable if you notify the DeKalb County Regional Office of Education of your cancellation at least two business days (excluding holidays and weekends) prior to your appointment by phone at 815‐217‐0460.
Additional information about the ETS ParaPro Assessment can be found at www.ets.org/parapro/about.