Hawaii Basic Skills Requirement
Basic Skills Exam: Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Combined Test (5751)
Or, if passed prior to 6/30/2014, **Praxis I: Pre-Professional Skills Test (PPST).
Hawaii requires the Core basic skills examination in reading, writing, and mathematics for initial licensure. You can find the minimum score requirements here. You are required to pass all three sections of the Core academic skills examination within the first 6 months of entering the Foundations of Teaching (FOT) domain at WGU. 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.
Alternate Basic Skills Options
The following is a list of alternate exams that may be used by WGU students licensing in Hawaii to meet the basic skills requirement:
SAT: Qualifying scores on SAT Reading, Mathematics, and Writing sections.
ACT: Qualifying scores on ACT Reading, Mathematics, and Writing sections
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