AK Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Alaska Social Studies Certification and Exam Requirements

In Alaska, this program leads to an Initial teaching license in Social Studies, Grades 6-12.


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 5081: Social Studies, Content Knowledge


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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