Maryland Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements
In Maryland, this program leads to a certification in Elementary Education, Grades 1-6.
Elementary Education Exams and Requirements:
|1) Elementary Content Exam||
For test dates 9/1/2019 or after:
For test dates 7/1/2018-8/31/2019:
For test dates 6/30/2018 or before:
This exam is required for graduation and to be recommended for licensure.
Passing Praxis 5019 scores obtained on or before 6/30/2018 may be used to meet the content exam requirement for Maryland licensure until 6/30/2020. No Praxis 5019 score achieved on or after 7/1/2018 may be accepted.
Any application submitted on or after 7/1/2020 must include a passing Praxis 7801 or 7811 score report, based on the date the exam is taken.
|2) Elementary Pedagogy Exam||
Required to be passed before requesting a Letter of Recommendation for Licensure from the WGU Licensure Office.
The following exams can be substituted for the Praxis 5205: Teaching Reading, Elementary:
* Note: Effective 7/1/2019, if you completed edTPA during the demonstration teaching portion of your WGU teacher preparation program, then you do not need to pass Praxis 5622, Principles of Learning and Teaching: Elementary Education. If you did not complete edTPA, then you will need to pass Praxis 5622 to be eligible for licensure recommendation in Maryland.
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