Louisiana BA Special Education/ Elementary Education Certification and Exam RequirementsIn Louisiana, this program leads to a teaching certificate with endorsements in Elementary Education, Grades 1-5 and Special Education Mild/Moderate Disabilities, Grades 1-12
1) Elementary Education Content Exam: Praxis 5001 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects
You must pass this exam to graduate from your program and be recommended for certification.
Or, if passed prior to 8/31/2017, Praxis 5018 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
Or, if passed prior to 9/1/2015, Praxis 5014 Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
2) Special Education Content Exam: Praxis 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.
3) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5622 Principles of Learning and Teaching: K-6
This exam is not required for graduation. You must pass this exam to be eligible for a Louisiana Professional Certificate.
Visit these links for important information:
General Information About Licensing in Louisiana
Registering for Praxis ExamsSubmitting Exam Scores to WGU
Applying for your Louisiana Teaching License
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