GU Basic Skills Requirement

Basic Skills Exam:

Beginning 9/1/2019, Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5752)

or, if passed prior to 8/31/2019,  Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751),

or, if passed prior to September 1, 2014, Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test

The Guam Education Policy Board has established the Praxis Core in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics as the state-required basic skills exam.  You are required to pass all three sections of the Praxis Core basic skills examination within the first 6 months of entering the Foundations of Teaching (FOT)  domain at WGU.   

Go to for information on test dates, fees, and registration.  You can also reference the Guam Public School System website for additional information on taking this test in Guam. The minimum required scores for Guam can be found by reviewing the GU Praxis Exam Requirements.

You should sign up to take your basic skills examination when you begin studying Foundations of Teaching to ensure you have time to complete the examination prior to enrollment in Effective Teaching Practices.

To ensure that WGU receives your scores and can verify your eligibility for DT, you must fax a copy of your official score report to the Assessments Office at 801-906-5108 or email a scanned copy to scores@wgu.eduIf you uploaded your official basic skills passing scores as part of your DT application, you do not need to fax or email your scores separately.


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