Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education (DANTES)

The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education (DANTES) delivers quality education programs that make better Service members today and more effective citizens tomorrow. Through management of a portfolio of education programs, DANTES helps Service members achieve their education and career goals. As a Defense organization committed to each Service member's success throughout their military career and beyond, DANTES focuses on the following areas:

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The Troops to Teachers program is managed by DANTES. In support of TTT participants and their teacher certification, DANTES funds the Praxis Series® exams, delivered by computer via an international network of test centers that include Prometric® test centers, universites, and other locations.

DANTES reimburses the test fee only for eligible military personnel, once per lifetime of service, for the following exams:

  • Praxis Core®
  • Praxis Subject Assessments® (including PLT - Principles of Learning and Teaching)
  • Praxis Elementary Education®

Visit the DANTES website for more information.


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Pensacola, FL 32509
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