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Deficiency Plan

Online Registration Instructions / Deficiency Plan

Students who are close to completing course requirements on a deficiency plan issued by Tarleton State University may be eligible to take the appropriate TExES exams.  Departmental approval is also required before a student can be given approval to test and a request to the department/program coordinator is generated by the Coordinator for Certification Testing once the TExES Test Approval Request Form is submitted. Please contact Dr. Holly Lamb, Director of Educator Preparation Services, at to discuss the status of your deficiency plan and to verify your eligibility to test.  

See below for the steps in the registration process.

All questions related to testing should be directed to Ms. Brenda Strong, Coordinator for Certification Testing.

Step 1: Submit TExES Test Approval Request Form (by the deadline stated on the form)

Complete the TExES Test Approval Request Form online, save to your computer, and then send as an attachment via email to Brenda at  You can also submit the form by fax at 254-968-9801.

Step 2: Receive EMAIL from Ms. Strong

An EMAIL will be sent to you by Brenda once your approval to test has been verified with the department.  This email will contain instructions on how to register.  You MUST wait on the email before you register!

Step 3: Register Online

You must go online and REGISTER by the deadline given by Brenda in the email.