LA Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

Louisiana Early Childhood Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In Louisiana, this program leads to a teaching certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Pk-3

 

1) Content ExamPraxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

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

2) Pedagogy Exam: Praxis 5621, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Early Childhood

This exam is not required for graduation from this program. You must pass this exam to be eligible for a Louisiana Professional Certificate.

3) WGU Program Requirement: a) Praxis 5018, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge or b) Praxis 5001, Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects

You must pass of these exams, or a WGU Program Requirement exam previously accepted for the Early Childhood Education program, in order to graduate from this program and be recommended for certification. 
Note: Students who matriculated before March 1, 2012 are not required to meet this requirement. 

 

Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in Louisiana

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your Louisiana Teaching License



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