AZ Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Arizona Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In Arizona, this program leads to a certificate in Elementary Education, grades K-8.

1) Content Exam: NES Elementary Education Subtests I and II
If passed prior to March 1, 2013, AEPA Elementary Education Subject Knowledge (01).

You must pass this exam to graduate and to be recommended for certification.

2) Pedagogy Exam: NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary (NT051)
If passed prior to Sept. 1, 2012, AEPA Elementary Professional Knowledge (91). 

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.


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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