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 6/30/2018 or before:
For test dates 7/1/2018 or after:
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.
Any application submitted on or after 7/1/2020 must include a passing Praxis 7801 score report.
No Praxis 5019 score achieved on or after 7/1/2018 may be accepted.
|2) Elementary Pedagogy Exam||
*if passed prior to 9/1/2019. After 9/1/2019, applicants must pass the Praxis 5205: Teaching Reading, Elementary.
Required to be passed before requesting a Letter of Recommendation for Licensure from the WGU Licensure Office.
If passed before 9/1/2013, the Praxis 5201, Reading Across the Curriculum: Elementary, can be substituted for the Praxis 5203: Teaching Reading, Elementary Education
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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