GU Certification Requirements & Available Licenses



Early Childhood Education, Grades PreK-2

Elementary Education, Grades K-5

Special Education, Grades PreK-12

Not Available: Middle Grades Mathematics

Not Available: Middle Grades Science

Social Studies, Grades 6-12

Mathematics, Grades 6-12

Science, Grades 6-12

Language Arts, 6-12

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Initial Administrator

Guam has the following general requirements for all applicants for initial teacher licensure:

1. DEGREE: Completion of an educator preparation program from a regionally accredited college or university which awards a baccalaureate or higher degree from any of the fifty states in the United States.

2. PROGRAM: An institution accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), like WGU.

3. BASIC SKILLS EXAM: Passing scores on the required basic skills exam.

4. CONTENT AND PEDAGOGY EXAMS: Passing scores on all of the required Praxis content exams.

For information on certification requirements in Guam, visit the Guam Commission for Education Certification website. 


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