AZ Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Arizona Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In Arizona, this program leads to a certificate in Early Childhood Education Birth through grade 3


1) Content Exam: AEPA Early Childhood Subject Knowledge (36)


2) WGU ECE Program Requirement (for students who matriculated on March 1, 2012 or later. See the WGU Program Requirement for the Early Childhood Education program. You have four options to satisfy the WGU Program Requirement. You may pass any of these four exams:


  1.  Praxis II 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
  2.  Praxis II 5018, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
  3.  Praxis II 5014, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
  4.  Praxis II 5031, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Arizona

General Policies Regarding External Certification Exams

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for Your Arizona Teaching License



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