The NYSTCE Visual Arts exam is designed for those individuals wishing to become certified to teach Visual Arts in the state of New York. The test consists of all material needed to teach a Visual Arts class at the secondary level.
The NYSTCE Visual Arts test is a Computer-Based Test (CBT.) Testing locations are scattered across the state of New York and nationwide. Testing opportunities are available year-round, Monday through Saturday. Prior registration is required and the testing fee is $134.
The time allowed to complete the NYSTCE Visual Arts test is 3 hours, with 15 minutes added on to view a CBT tutorial video and nondisclosure agreement.
The NYSTCE Visual Arts exam consists of 90 selected-response questions (multiple choice, matching and/or true-false) and 1 constructed-response question (fill in the blank, short answer and/or essay.)
A score of 220 or higher is required to obtain certification and scores are available approximately 3 weeks after the testing date.
There are several study aids available to help you prepare to take the NYSTCE Visual Arts test. Some of them include information on the content and framework of the test, CBT tutorials, sample questions and answer explanations for both the selected-response questions and the constructed-response question and even information explaining test scores.
Could this be the next step toward your future career? Make sure to read all of the policies and procedures regarding this exam. Failure to follow all test-taking rules may result in your score being disqualified. Register today for NYSTCE Visual Arts exam and inspire young future artists!