KY MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements - Reciprocity Pathway

Kentucky MS Special 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 Exceptional Children: Learning and Behavior Disorders Primary-Grade 12


Content Exam: Praxis 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications

This exam also satisfies the WGU Program Requirement.

All Praxis exams must be less than five years old at the time you apply for Kentucky licensure.

Practicum Requirement:
Matriculates into the Master of Science in Special Education program after March 1, 2010 will complete 240 in-class clock hours of supervised practicum in elementary and secondary special education classrooms as part of their capstone project. 

Visit these links for more important information:
General Information About Licensing in Kentucky
Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU 
Adding an Endorsement to a Kentucky Teaching Certificate




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