Kansas Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements
WGU students who want to become certified in Kansas need to first license in Utah after completing their teacher preparation program; a student can then apply for a reciprocal license in KS after receiving their Utah license. Refer to the following for specific state requirements: general Utah teacher certification requirements and general Kansas teacher certification requirements.
In Kansas, this program leads to a licensure in Elementary, K-6.
1) Content Exam UT: Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
You must pass this exam to graduate from your program and be recommended for licensure. This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.
2) Content Exam KS: Praxis 5017, Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
You must pass this exam to graduate from your program and be recommended for certification.
(Or, if passed prior to 9/1/2014, Praxis 5011, Elementary Education: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment)
3) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K-6
You must pass this exam to be recommended for Kansas licensure.
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