Alabama Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam RequirementsWGU students who want to become certified in Alabama need to first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program; a student can then apply for a reciprocal license in AL after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following for specific state requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general Alabama teacher certification requirements.In Alabama, this program leads to a Professional Educator Certificate in Early Childhood Pk-grade 3.
1) Content Exam for Utah Certification: Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects or Praxis 5025, Early Childhood Education
Or, if at least one sub-test is passed on or before 8/31/2014 with all four sub-tests passed on or before 7/1/2015: Praxis 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
One of these tests must be passed in order to graduate and be recommended for certification. Praxis 5001 satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.2) Pedagogy Exam for Alabama Certification: Praxis 5204, Teaching Reading
This exam is not required for graduation. This exam must be passed in order to apply for Alabama certification.
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