AK Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Alaska Middle Grades Science Certification and Exam Requirements


In Alaska, this program leads to an Initial teaching license in Middle Level Science, Grades 6-8.


1) Content Exam:  You must pass this exam to graduate from the program and be recommended for certification. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement. 

a)  Praxis 5440: Middle School, Science

 OR, if passed prior to September 1, 2014: Praxis 5439 Middle School Science


Several months prior to Demonstration Teaching, you must apply to be a student teacher. See the Alaska Student Teaching Form instructions in this handbook for more information.



Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Alaska

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Alaska Teaching License





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