Kentucky Elementary Education 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 Elementary School (Primary through Grade 5)
1) Content Exam for Utah and Kentucky Certification: Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
You must pass this exam to graduate from your program and be recommended for certification.
2) Pedagogy Exam for Kentucky Certification: Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades K-6
This exam is not required for graduation, but is required to receive a license recommendation from WGU.
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Previous Content Exam Requirements: All Praxis exams must be less than five years old at the time you apply for Kentucky licensure.
Previous Content Exam for Utah and Kentucky Certification:
1) Praxis 5031 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
If at least one sub-test was passed on or before 8/31/2014 with all four sub-tests passed on or before 8/1/2015.
2) Praxis 5014 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
If passed on or before August 31, 2012 and you apply for your Kentucky license prior to August 31, 2017.
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