AK Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Alaska Secondary Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Alaska, this program leads to an Initial teaching license in one of the following:  

 

Biology, Grades 6-12
Chemistry, Grades 6-12
Earth & Space Science, Grades 6-12
Physics, Grades 6-12

 

Content and WGU Program Required Exams: 
 
Area of Concentration Required Exams
Biology, Grades 6-12

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5235, Biology: Content Knowledge

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

 

Chemistry, Grades 6-12

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5245, Chemistry: Content Knowledge

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

 

Earth & Space Science, Grades 6-12

 

Content ExamPraxis 5571, Earth and Space Science: Content Knowledge

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

 

Physics, Grades 6-12

 

Content Exam: Praxis 5265, Physics: Content Knowledge

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

 

 

STUDENT TEACHING FORM
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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