The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) is proud to provide testing services to the State of Texas to validate the content area knowledge and skills of candidates pursuing one of the state’s Family and Consumer Sciences teacher certifications/licenses. AAFCS provides gold standard, computer-based assessments and professional certifications program designed to:
.Please click here to access the Candidate Information Bulletin and Study Guide to provide general information and assist in preparation for the following exams:
- 200 – Family and Consumer Sciences – Composite Examination
- 201 – Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Science Concentration Examination
- 202 – Human Development and Family Studies Concentration Examination
RETAKE INFORMATION FOR TEXAS CANDIDATES (Per Texas Education Agency Policy)
You are limited to five attempts to take a certification test. The five attempts include the first attempt to pass the examination and four retakes. All attempts taken before September 1, 2015 count as one attempt. If you choose to register again for the same test after completion of the fifth testing attempt, your scores will not be counted towards certification and you will assume responsibility for test fees paid.
EXAM RETAKE SCHEDULING INFORMATION FOR TEXAS CANDIDATES (PER Texas Education Agency Policy)
The date for retaking a certification exam cannot be less than 45 days following the most recent date of test administration. Scores from exam administrations not meeting this 45-day interval rule will not be counted toward obtaining Texas teacher certification, and you will assume responsibility for test fees paid. It is possible to REGISTER for an exam retake less than 45 days following a previous administration provided you assure that the date you select for exam ADMINISTRATION meets the 45-day interval rule.
Testing/Scoring Process for Texas Teacher Certification/Licensure