ID Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

Idaho Secondary Social Science Certification and Exam Requirements

In Idaho, this program leads to a teaching certificate with an endorsement in Social Studies (6-12)

Content Exam for Idaho Certification: Praxis 5081 Social Studies: Content Knowledge

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

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

Idaho requires an additional content area exam for graduates of an in-state program. While an additional exam is not required for certification for WGU graduates, Idaho recommends passing one of the following exams in addition to Praxis 5081:

Praxis 5911 Economics

Praxis 5921 Geography

Praxis 5931 Government/Political Science

Praxis 5941 World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge



Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Idaho

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Idaho Teaching License

Comprehensive Literacy Course

Mathematical Thinking for Instruction (MTI) Course


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