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Emergency Certification

Test Prep Materials

Preparation materials are available for every test.

Certification Testing

The Office of Educational Quality and Accountability (OEQA) is responsible for the development and implementation of a competency-based assessment system for educator licensure/certification in the state of Oklahoma. The assessments consist of:

  • Oklahoma General Education Test (OGET) - critical thinking and general education knowledge
  • The Oklahoma Subject Area Tests (OSAT) - subject matter knowledge
  • The Oklahoma Professional Teaching Exam (OPTE) - professional knowledge and skills

The Oklahoma certification examinations reflect both state and current national standards; routine review and redevelopment assure that the assessments are current and accurate.  Over 7000 Oklahoma educators have contributed their knowledge and expertise throughout the assessment development and validation process.  Included are classroom teachers, higher education faculty, career technology faculty, and school administrators

Educator Preparation

OEQA oversees the approval/accountability of all education preparation programs and is responsible for:

  • Assessing educator preparation programs,
  • Training and assistance on accreditation and program standards, and
  • Monitoring changes in program quality