KS Middle Grades Mathematics Certification and Exam Requirements

Kansas Middle Grades Mathematics 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 Mathematics, 5-8.

1) Content Exam UT & KS: Praxis 5169, Middle School Mathematics 

You must pass this exam to graduate from this program and be recommended for licensure.
This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement

OR, if passed prior to 9/1/2013, Praxis 5069


2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5623 Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9 
You must pass this exam to be recommended for licensure in Kansas. 


Visit these links for more important information:

General Information About Licensing in Kansas
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education
Applying for your Kansas Teaching License




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