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Psycho-Educational Testing Specialist and Reading Educational Testing Specialist

Section 63.11. Educational testing specialists.

An educational testing specialist administers specialized reading and psycho-educational tests and prescribes programs of remediation for school age students.

An educational testing specialist in a psycho-educational testing center shall meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be a graduate of an approved college or university and hold a Pennsylvania professional school psychologist certificate.
  • Meet the standards established by the Board for a school psychologist which include the following:
    • A master's degree in psychology with 40 credits of graduate course work in psychology.
    • A core concentration of psychology work appropriate to professional work with school age children.
    • Licensure from the Pennsylvania Board of Psychologist Examiners as a Psychologist.
  • An educational testing specialist in a reading center shall be one of the following: 
    • A graduate of an approved college or university and hold a Pennsylvania professional reading specialist certificate.
    • A graduate of an approved college or university and shall submit documentary evidence of the successful completion of a minimum of 30 semester hours in reading, tests and measurements and related areas.