NC Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

North Carolina Elementary Education Certification and Exam Requirements

In North Carolina, this program leads to a Professional Educator License in Elementary Education Grades K-6.


1) Content Exam

You must pass one of the following to satisfy the content exam requirement.

North Carolina General Curriculum 203 - Mathematics Subtest

-OR- Praxis 7803, Elementary Education: Content Knowledge for Teaching - Mathematics Subtest

2) Pedagogy Exam: Foundations of Reading Test for North Carolina (090)

You must pass this exam to be recommended for certification.


Visit these links for important information:

General Information About Licensing in North Carolina

Registering for Praxis Exams
Submitting Exam Scores to WGU

Applying for your North Carolina Teaching License



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