KY BA Special Education Mild to Moderate Certification and Exam Requirements - Reciprocity

Kentucky BA Special Education Mild to Moderate Certification and Exam Requirements - Reciprocity Pathway

The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) requires graduates from an out-of-state institution, like WGU, to obtain a license in the home-state of the program (Utah) prior to applying for a license in Kentucky.  


In Kentucky, this program leads to a license in Exceptional Children: Learning and Behavior Disorders Primary through Grade 12.


1) Special Education Content Exam for Utah and Kentucky CertificationPraxis 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

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


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Kentucky

Registering for Praxis Exams

Submitting Exam Scores to WGU and the Utah State Office of Education

Applying for your Kentucky Teaching License



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