Certification Testing Requirements

Which assessments are required for K-6 certification and when should teacher candidates take each assessment?

  1. Praxis Core or SAT Waiver should be completed by the end of semester 2.
  2. Praxis II: Elementary Education  should be completed by the end of semester 5, in the areas of science, mathematics, and social studies.  Language arts should be completed by the end of semester 7.
  3. Foundations of Reading should be completed by the end of semester 7.

Which additional assessment should be taken for K-8 certification?

4. Praxis II: Middle School Education (1 test in Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, OR Mathematics) should be completed by the end of semester 7.