CO Basic Skills Requirements

Although the Colorado Department of Education does not require a basic skills exam for licensure, WGU requires a basic skills exam for graduation. One of the exams listed below must be completed in order to satisfy WGU's basic skills exam requirement.

Basic Skills Exam Requirement:


Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751)  
PLACE Basic Skills (90) If passed by 5/6/17. Passing scores will be accepted for 5 years until 5/6/22.
Praxis I, Pre Professional Skills Test (PPST) If passed by 8/31/14.


Visit these links for more important information:

General information about licensing in Colorado
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Colorado Teaching License





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