GACE Special Education: Adapted Curriculum Practice Test

The Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Special Education Adapted Curriculum assessment test serves to qualify prospective teachers of special education in Georgia’s school system. It measures their professional knowledge through a series of questions broken into two Subtests that may be taken individually or as a combined test.

GACE Special Education: Adapted Curriculum Practice Test

Test 1

This two-hour computer delivered test contains approximately 75 selected-response questions. Questions will cover the prospective teacher’s knowledge of the following Subareas and Objectives:

Subarea I: Development and Characteristics of Learners

Objective 1: Understands and applies knowledge of human development and behavior

Subarea IV: Assessment

Objective 1: Understands terminology and applies knowledge of the uses of various assessments and their results

Subarea V: Foundations and Professional Responsibilities

Objective 1: Understands and applies knowledge of educational rights for students with learning disabilities

Objective 2: Understands and applies knowledge of professional foundations of special education

Test 2

This two-hour computer delivered test contains approximately 75 selected-response questions. Questions will cover the prospective teacher’s knowledge of the following Subareas and Objectives:

Subarea II: Planning the Learning Environment and Social Interactions

Objective 1: Understands and applies knowledge of curriculum development and planning

Objective 2: Understands and applies knowledge of managing the learning environment

Subarea III: Instruction

Objective 1: Understands and applies knowledge of effective and appropriate teaching strategies and techniques

Combined Test 1 and 2

The Combined Test is a computer-delivered combination of both Test 1 and Test 2. Prospective teachers are given four hours to successfully complete the 150 selected-response questions.

Upon successful completion of the exam, prospective teachers will have shown their mastery of the knowledge and skills needed to perform their job as an educator in Georgia’s public school system. For examples of questions you may encounter on the exam, try our GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Subject Practice Test.

Scoring

To successfully pass the exam, you will be required to receive a minimum scaled score of 220. Unofficial results are available immediately following completion of the exam, with official scores being reported approximately six weeks following submission of your assessment.

Registration Information

Before you can register for the Special Education Adapted Curriculum exam, you must receive approval from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC) or your program provider. Then, you may register online through your ETS GACE testing account. Test fees vary and will include a $25 registration fee and $28 test center fee.


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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: June 10, 2019